Group 6 – Nickel, life and the end-Permian extinction.


Works cited:

     Steve Drury. 2014. Nickel, life and the end-Permian extinction. Earth-pages.

     National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. Carbon Cycle Science. Earth System Research Laboratory.

     Daniel H. Rothman, Gregory P. Fournier, Katherine L. French, Eric J. Alm, Edward A. Boyle, Changqun Cao, Roger E. Summons. April 15, 2014. Methanogenic burst in the end-Permian carbon cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 111 no. 15. 


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54 Responses to Group 6 – Nickel, life and the end-Permian extinction.

  1. ajds3 says:

    Excellent video, very entertaining to see. Great ideas regarding creativity, including the piano background. Content is also presented in a wonderful way

  2. yyang418 says:

    This was a very creative and entertaining way to show what happened in the end-Permian extinction.

  3. apeters35 says:

    The video was very creative, but also did a good job of explaining the material. The use of music was good as well.

  4. jsandmann3 says:

    Very easy to watch. It’s entertaining and explains the content very well. I think the background could have been a little more quiet while the people were explaining, but it’s a good song.

  5. ehighfield3 says:

    I loved how the video was serious and informative, but entertaining and fun at the same time. It made the information more enjoyable. The scenarios were creative and funny, and the facts were presented well.

  6. akvg3 says:

    Very clever video and intriguing. Good information and easy to understand.

  7. kmccalley3 says:

    It’s clear you guys really put a lot of work into this video! I love all the different ways you presented and described your information. And that background music. Most excellent.

  8. apatel404 says:

    Very nice video! I loved the idea of “Professor Science” and the way this video played out. It had enough information to teach, but also some humor and funny elements to keep me interested. Good job!

  9. aeze3 says:

    Nice transitions between teaching the material and acting it out

  10. sglandorf3 says:

    I like how it introduced a topic and then addressed what that topic was, it made it easy to follow. The visuals helped as well and kept attention. The only bad thing was the background music was too loud and sometimes it was hard to hear the person talking.

  11. lchen352 says:

    Humorous way of present information to be learned. I learned a lot about this new material in a fun way.

  12. jknipe3 says:

    Very creative and entertaining. The video was also easy to follow and provided solid historical information.

  13. hkim717 says:

    Nice presentation and transitions between the different parts of the video. Very entertaining and informative.

  14. rforloine3 says:

    Creative, interesting, funny, and informative. You did a really nice job of relating your video topic to what we have learned and explaining why it matters.

  15. ntaylor37 says:

    Presented the information in a way that made me interested in the video at the same time, good video.

  16. sskram3 says:

    Interesting video that kept me engaged! I really felt like I understood what you were talking about

  17. rcastro6 says:

    Good use of non-intrusive music to give the video a nice atmosphere.

  18. vvellanki3 says:

    This is very entertaining and easy to watch. Sometimes I got a little distracted so tone down the motion in this video.

  19. wcook31 says:

    Classy way of presenting the information. The piano was a bit distracting at times on account of its volume but it felt right so I can’t complain too much. Solid way of linking it to biology as a whole, not just your topic.

  20. mting7 says:

    Very entertaining video that also conveyed the message very well. Lighthearted tone was a nice change of pace from the other videos. Clearly laid out why the extinction occurred in a clear and logical way too.

  21. jtruax3 says:

    Excellent. This video gives a full, detailed account of the causes and results of the extinction event while making it entertaining to watch.

  22. aakosa3 says:

    The video was entertaining, engaging, and informative. The presentation was original and the information was easy to understand.

  23. jeverett30 says:

    Entertaining, I enjoyed the video and learned from it as well.

  24. cloftus7 says:

    I loved this video! It is a great balance between creativity and informational facts. I would have thought this subject would be slightly boring or dull, but with the intonation and music in the background. The sunglasses were a good touch too. Overall, y’all did an awesome job on this project.

  25. bwayland3 says:

    Rating: 5

    Perfect balance of entertainment and information. You did an excellent job at presenting these concepts in a way that’s easy to understand. The most helpful part was your clarification of specific terminology.

  26. elisenby3 says:

    The music and presentation was a little difficult to hear. However, the comedy aspect of it made it really enjoyable and broke down big concepts of the end permian extinction.

  27. bmcfarland7 says:

    I thought the video was really creative, I really liked the background music. I also thought it did a good job of explaining everything clearly and thoroughly.

  28. smargan3 says:

    This was a really creative way of presenting information which made it a fun video to watch. The nice mix of humor along with details kept me entertained and informed.

  29. bstacey3 says:

    Good job at giving background information and getting the whole group involved in the video. Very informative and it sounded like you really knew what you were talking about.

  30. lhammock3 says:

    The video was easy to follow. Great job

  31. smitra36 says:

    Made the end-Permian extinction as entertaining as it could be and I actually learned a lot!

  32. kshi31 says:

    Very funny display.

  33. jwheeler33 says:

    I was engaged the entire time and I was learning! Great Job!

  34. dherszenhaut3 says:

    This video was a great explanation and review of the more detailed steps that led to the end-Permian extinction. It is even more impressive when considering the acting and presentation style.

  35. cwade32 says:

    Great review of the topic. Presentation was unique and engaging.

  36. jhill67 says:

    It was both interesting to watch and easy to understand. Great job!

  37. ahendrix9 says:

    Very entertaining way of presenting the information. Very nice.

  38. lhuddleston3 says:

    Good video, well informed and the group really seems to know this topic. The music level however is rather distracting. I now feel like I understand the end perimian extinction.

  39. jrogers89 says:

    This video was very creative and entertaining! I really enjoyed the lounge type music playing in the background. I also liked the way you explained how that related to what we are doing in class and what it all means. Great job!

  40. doakland3 says:

    funny. makes it more fun to watch and follow

  41. jjs3 says:

    Although the editing wasn’t top notch, you still got your information across in an interesting and informative way, good job with the project guys.

  42. mpzd3 says:

    Very creative idea! The information was presented well, but at the same time it was fun. I might have used a different video camera or recording device, though, as it was a tiny bit hard to hear at times. Great job, guys.

  43. hjo35 says:

    Fun, easy and clear ! !

  44. shoque6 says:

    This video was an entertaining way to explain their topic. I like that they acted out some parts. I also like the sunglasses.

  45. cfares3 says:

    Creative very detailed video. Good job!

  46. shoover30 says:

    l Like professor science in his suit, nice gesture. the Siberian traps were funny also.

  47. skim817 says:

    This video was very clear and fun to watch.
    You guys did a great job on organizing your video

  48. mdsouza8 says:

    One of the most fun videos to watch!

  49. sswitzer3 says:

    This was such a great video! I was completely engaged and loved the way you presented the information with the jazz music in the background. The presenter was very personable and animated and easy to follow.

  50. amomin8 says:

    I really liked your suit it made the video seem more professional. I also liked how you guys presented a presentation in your video and there were some parts where you tried to make it more entertaining.

  51. zgunnz3 says:

    I liked how you introduced the concept and then followed up by explaining what exactly it was. Also I liked the music. Keeping it classy!

  52. sreginauld3 says:

    The presentation was very well organized and the humor helped make the information very easy to follow and understandable.

  53. icaballero3 says:

    Put together exceptionally well; very humerous! It displayed all of the content clearly while also retaining the entertaining aspect.

  54. Gene29Pa says:

    Nice transitions, very entertaining, and very informative. Great job!

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