Introduction to evolution


US $40.00
Kim van der Linde

Dutch national living on the deep south of the USA, with her horses, cats and dogs. I enjoys science, horseback riding, birds, rock climbing and the outdoors.

Price : US $40.00

"Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution"

Theodosius Dobzhansky, 1973

These words hold true today. Unfortunately, many people have heard of evolution, but many fail to grasp the details. Conceptually, it is deceptively simple, but it takes students often a considerablke time before they fully grasp its mecahnisms and it consequences.

In this series of lessons, I will cover all major aspects of evolution.

  1. What is evolution?
  2. Evidence for evolution (DNA/fossils/...)
  3. Mechanisms (Natural selection/Genetic Drift/mutation/...)
  4. Speciation
  5. Phylogenetics
  6. Biodiversity (species/genetic/communities)
  7. Genotype-phenotype
  8. Coevolution
  9. Evo-devo (evolutionary development)
  10. Macro evolution
  11. Social implications
  12. Creationism-evolution debate

Please contact me for specific details of what I cover, and I can tailor the lessons to your needs.

26 scientific publications, one pending patent, gave invited talks at various places in Europe and the US.
Are you a visual learner or are you more an auditory learner. Or maybe kinesthetic (=hands on)? Are you logical or intuitive? I optimize my teaching depending on what way works best for you as a student.
As a green card (Permanent residence) holder, I have passed an FBI criminal background check including fingerprinting.

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2707 Administrator 12 Sep 2013 18:39:40
Kimvdlinde from Tallahassee United States provides professional one to one Biology lessons via webcam. It is so easy to learn online from such great tutors.