Who is this class for: This course is introductory and aimed at an educated public, ranging from those with college education to those without. No prerequisite knowledge is needed - just an openness to learn about the complex development of the universe, Earth, and life. Within this epic story we will explore the role of humans given our present social and ecological challenges.


Created by:   Yale University

  • Mary Evelyn Tucker

    Taught by:    Mary Evelyn Tucker , Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar

    Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

  • John Grim

    Taught by:    John Grim, Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar

    Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Basic Info
Commitment2 hours of viewing lectures/week and 2 hours of reading books and articles/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
4.7 stars
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Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 68 ratings

Amazing course!

A truly insightful and enlightening course that will provide a clear understanding of the creation of the universe and of life in a scientific sense.

wonderful jorney

Awesome documentary! Just sad that we can't do this course without having to subscribe. Is there any way to make it more accessible? Such as allowing the non-paying students to submit quizzes and assignments?