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完成时间为 24 分钟

Introduction

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Reading
4 个视频 (总计 24 分钟)
Video4 个视频
How big is big history?6分钟
What are little big histories?4分钟
Can big history reunify all our knowledge?7分钟
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 4 小时

Cosmic History

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Reading
9 个视频 (总计 80 分钟), 2 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video9 个视频
What are the elementary particles our universe is made of?9分钟
What are the fundamental forces that determine how our universe behaves?7分钟
Is our Standard Model of elementary particles and fundamental forces complete?6分钟
Why are massive stars so important to us?6分钟
How do stars die?7分钟
What does our cosmic neighbourhood look like?9分钟
Does our Solar System have a history?7分钟
What is underlying all of big history?9分钟
Reading2 个阅读材料
A tour of cosmic history10分钟
Little Big History Example Connections10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Cosmic history16分钟
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完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 4 小时

The History of Earth and Life

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Reading
10 个视频 (总计 90 分钟), 2 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video10 个视频
How did evolution lead to the incredible diversity of life we see around us?11分钟
Why do species look the way they do and how are they all related?9分钟
How did life develop on the early Earth?5分钟
What happened on our planet during mass extinctions?8分钟
Why has our Earth cooled over the past millions of years?8分钟
How can understanding the evolution of the brain help us understand human history?8分钟
How did brain evolution lead to the development of our consciousness?9分钟
Can we understand the evolution of our species without the aid of sexual selection?7分钟
Can we develop a theory of the biosphere?9分钟
Reading2 个阅读材料
A tour of the history of Earth and life10分钟
Little Big History Example Connections10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
The history of Earth and life16分钟
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完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 5 小时

Human History

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Reading
15 个视频 (总计 139 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video15 个视频
Can big history tell us something new about the emergence of agriculture?6分钟
What is the use of religion in the history of our species?9分钟
Why did states, writing and state religion emerge together?10分钟
How are civilizations influenced by climate change?13分钟
When did globalization begin and what did it mean to different people across the globe?8分钟
How was life in Europe affected by early globalization?7分钟
What made industrial production possible?9分钟
What are the main consequences of the Industrial Revolution?10分钟
What have been the consequences of the Industrial Revolution for our environment?9分钟
How is our international financial system developing?10分钟
How are financial institutions affecting society?6分钟
How is artificial intelligence developing?9分钟
How will artificial intelligence influence your future?5分钟
Can we construct a theory of human history?14分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
A tour of human history10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Human history16分钟
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完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 2 小时

Wrap up

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Reading
2 个视频 (总计 14 分钟), 1 个测验
Video2 个视频
What can big history tell us about the short term future?6分钟
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创建者 RRJun 23rd 2018

Everyone should do this course! The ongoing assignment is challenging but well worth the effort - it will open your eyes to connections that you may never have thought about.

创建者 SCMay 21st 2017

Fantastic diversity of top teachers from so many disciplines all tied together to show the Big Picture! Thank you all!

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Esther Quaedackers

Lecturer in Big History
Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies - Faculty of Science

关于 University of Amsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world....

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