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Big History, Critical Thinking, & Transdisciplinarity

Welcome to Big History! This is where we use the power of a transdisciplinary perspective to explore broad trends in the grand narrative of 13.8 billion years. In this module you'll learn how Big History works, explore critical-thinking, how we know what we know, and learn about the first "3 Thresholds of Increasing Complexity", milestones around which Big History is organized, starting at the beginning of the Universe, space, time, and everything in existence....
Reading
5 个视频(共 45 分钟), 15 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video5 个视频
ZOOMING IN: Richard Menary - What is the relationship between historical & scientific explanation?5分钟
ZOOMING IN: Jenny Duke-Yonge - How do we decide what to believe?9分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - How did our Universe get more complex?14分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - Big History, Critical Thinking, & Transdisciplinarity6分钟
Reading15 个阅读材料
Resources10分钟
Glossary10分钟
How This Course Works10分钟
The Big History Forums10分钟
International Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity10分钟
The Big History Bonus Points Scheme10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - Starting Out10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Big History, Critical Thinking, Transdisciplinarity14分钟
Claim Testers2分钟
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完成时间为 5 小时

The Universe, Stars, and Planets

Our journey across space and time has begun. In this module, in a timeline that covers billions of years, we'll explore the origins of the universe, new stars & elements, and the solar system. You'll have the opportunity to examine cosmology, astronomy, physics, chemistry, and geology....
Reading
9 个视频(共 82 分钟), 22 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video9 个视频
ZOOMING IN: Quentin Parker - What is the observable evidence for the Big Bang?9分钟
ZOOMING IN: Quentin Parker - How do we know how stars form?10分钟
ZOOMING IN: Ian Jamie - Where did the elements come from?6分钟
ZOOMING IN: Ian Jamie - What is the periodic table?9分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - Why is Threshold 4 significant?8分钟
ZOOMING IN: Craig O'Neill - How did the solar system form?17分钟
ZOOMING IN: Dick Flood - What is our Earth's history and how do we know it?13分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - The Universe, Stars, & Planets4分钟
Reading22 个阅读材料
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
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Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - From the Inanimate Universe to Life10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
The Universe, Stars, and Planets24分钟
Claim Testers2分钟
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完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 5 小时

The Evolutionary Epic

Travel through the evolutionary epic from the origin of life c.3.8 billion years ago, the evolution of complex forms after c.550 million years ago, to the evolution of some very odd primates - humans. Zoom in and explore evolutionary biology, geology, palaeontology, and anthropology....
Reading
8 个视频(共 72 分钟), 21 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video8 个视频
ZOOMING IN: Michael Gillings - Where did life come from?7分钟
ZOOMING IN: Simon George - How do we get dates for Earth's history?13分钟
ZOOMING IN: Michael Gillings - How does evolution work?9分钟
ZOOMING IN: Glenn Brock - How do palaeontologists study the history of life?10分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - Why is Threshold 6 important?8分钟
ZOOMING IN: Greg Downey - Why did our ancestors evolve such unusual abilities?11分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - The Evolutionary Epic2分钟
Reading21 个阅读材料
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
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Glossary10分钟
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Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - The "Two Cultures" Meet10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
The Evolutionary Epic30分钟
Claim Testers2分钟
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完成时间为 4 小时

Human History

After billions of years of cosmic evolution, our own rather peculiar species has emerged to cultivate even greater heights of increasing complexity. In this module, we will explore the long trend of human development from the origin of our species c.200,000 years ago to the eve of the Industrial Revolution. You will explore archaeology, paleography, and ancient, medieval, and early modern history....
Reading
7 个视频(共 61 分钟), 15 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video7 个视频
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - Why is Threshold 7 important?11分钟
ZOOMING IN: Susanne Binder - Where did writing come from?9分钟
CASE STUDY: Susanne Binder - Reading Hieroglyphs3分钟
ZOOMING IN: Peter Edwell - What were the Silk Roads?12分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - What were the main changes in agrarian civilizations?11分钟
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - Human History3分钟
Reading15 个阅读材料
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Timeline10分钟
Glossary10分钟
Resources10分钟
Glossary10分钟
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - Collective Learning's "Snowball Effect"10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Human History20分钟
Claim Testers2分钟
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创建者 BGJan 7th 2016

Finally! A creation myth based on evidence and multiple scientific disciplines for all humans is here! The time for stories based on speculation and superstition for the chosen group is finally over.

创建者 MSAug 1st 2017

Very informative, cross and inter-disciplinary course. Lot of effort is put into formulating and developing the course. Thanks for all the people who have contributed to run the course successfully.

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David Christian

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Big History Institute
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David Baker

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Big History Institute

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