S16-42 Mechanisms of Evolution: Natural Selection

Video by Timothy Rogers, Aja Nicely, Layla Ghazi, Kathryn Robinson, and Vikram Gopal


Works Cited

Khan, Sal. “Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection.” Khan Academy. N.p., 21 Sept. 2009. Web. 15 Apr. 2016. <https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/her/evolution-and-natural-selection/v/introduction-to-evolution-and-natural-selection>.

“Natural Selection.” Natural Selection. University of California, Berkeley, 8 Aug. 2013. Web. 15 Apr. 2016. <http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_25>.

Williams, G. C. “Pleiotropy, Natural Selection, and the Evolution of Senescence.” Science Mag. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 3 Oct. 2001. Web. 15 Apr. 2016. <http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/2001/1/cp13>.



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6 Responses to S16-42 Mechanisms of Evolution: Natural Selection

  1. SKania says:

    I liked the idea for this video! I think it would have been better if we saw the people playing the game.

  2. ANotarangelo says:

    I liked that the questions they had during their “Evolutionary Game” were a good review over the broad topics of the evolution module. I think the video would’ve been better if they had shown the actual people in their video and not just cut to empty desks in an empty classroom.

  3. HGranger says:

    1) Very unique idea, using a gameshow as a method of disseminating information!
    2) Concepts were a little hard to immediately understand when presented in the Jeopardy format. Also, double-check spelling.

  4. RManalo says:

    The format of this video is really clever and really allows the viewer to “interact” with the content. I also like how the “game host” explained why the incorrect answers were incorrect. Tiny flaw: “altruism” (the category header) was misspelled.

  5. JHaines says:

    Including both a wrong answer followed by the correct answer and a short explanation as to why the wrong answer was wrong and how to fix it was very effective. It helped explain the topic more in depth. I felt more visuals could have been included, though. This would help the audience better understand what you’re trying to explain by seeing the topic at hand.

  6. CTysor says:

    This video was interesting and covered the topic pretty well. However, I feel like the setup prohibited the group from providing the viewer with visuals.

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