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Earth History and the Fossil Record
James Ebert, SUNY College at Oneonta
This course is an overview of the history of the Earth with emphasis on how we know this history. Lectures focus on major events in Earth history and labs develop skills in observation and techniques used to ...

Geobiology
Michael Savarese, Florida Gulf Coast University
Geobiology introduces the basic principles used in the study of paleontology (study of the fossil record) and illustrates how this science is applied to problems in the geological and biological sciences (e.g., ...

Paleontology, Paleoecology and Paleoenvironments
Emma Rainforth, Ramapo College of New Jersey
This is an interdisciplinary course in which students will use paleontology and sedimentology to interpret ancient environments and the ecosystems they supported. Students will begin with a review of aspects of ...

History of Life on Earth: Global Change in the Biosphere
Bill Ausich, Ohio State University-Main Campus
This a non-majors undergraduate course for students filling a general education requirement

Paleontology
David Kendrick, Hobart William Smith Colleges
This course provides an overview of the kinds of questions we ask using the fossil record and the types of data and methods we apply to these questions. We examine the fossil record from biological and geological ...

Paleontology
Martin Farley, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Paleontology is the study of past life. This includes both the organisms themselves and a variety of problems that study of the organisms can solve. During this semester, we will consider the more common fossil ...

Invertebrate Paleontology
Melissa Lobegeier, Middle Tennessee State University
Students study invertebrate and microscopic animal life, including the morphological trends, phylogenetic characteristics and evolutionary trends in the major invertebrate phyla.

Paleontology and Stratigraphy
Allison Tumarkin-Deratzian, Temple University
This course introduces the major groups of modern and fossil invertebrates and the fundamental concepts of stratigraphy. Students will develop and employ a variety of field and laboratory skills while investigating ...

Principles of Paleontology
Steve Hageman, Appalachian State University
Morphology, phylogeny, temporal distribution, and paleoecology of fossils, with emphasis on applying invertebrates to the recognition of ancient environments and environmental change through geologic time. ...

Darwin & Dinosaurs
Joann Hochstein, College of Central Florida
non-major general science

Paleobiology
Deborah Anderson, Saint Norbert College
A lecture and laboratory course exploring the evolutionary history of invertebrates and vertebrates by studying fossils, evolutionary, and geological concepts.

Evolution of the Earth
Kathryn Hoppe, Green River Community College
Goals of class: To discuss the past history of Earth and its inhabitants. It examines how the geologic record can be used to reconstruct how we got where we are today, and how it can help us predict the future.

Paleontology, AGLY 311
Ralph Willoughby, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Paleontology, AGLY 311, surveys all aspects of life on Earth. We will discuss fossils of single-celled organisms, invertebrate and vertebrate animals, microscopic organisms, simple plants, and advanced plants, as ...

Digging Dinosaurs
Molly Ward, Museum of the Rockies
"Digging Dinosaurs" is an approximately one hour long class for children (generally grades K-5, but could be adapted and used for older kids as well). The course focuses on the process of ...

Understanding Science 101
Judith Scotchmoor, University of California Museum of Paleontology
Understanding Science is a freely accessible web-based resurce that provides a new approach for teaching the nature and process of science.

Paleontology
Julie Bartley, Gustavus Adolphus College;
Catalog Description: The life of the geologic past, including the application of the study of fossils to evolution processes, paleoecology, and biostratigraphy. Laboratories will emphasize invertebrates including ...

Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleoecology
allen curran, Smith College
A study of the major groups of fossil invertebrates including their phylogenetic relationships, paleoecology, and importance for geologic-biostratigraphic problem-solving. Special topics include speciation, ...

Geology 137 Invertebrate Paleontology
Bret Bennington, Hofstra University
Course is an introductory survey of Paleontology for undergraduate geology majors. Although the title is Invertebrate Paleontology, I tend to expand the coverage of the course to include some material on ...

Invertebrate Paleontology
Diana Boyer, SUNY College at Oswego
This course is a required upper level course designed to expose students to fundamental theories and methods of paleontology including taxonomy, taphonomy, and paleoecology.

Marine Invertebrate Paleontology
Joel Thompson, Eckerd College
Introductory upper level undergraduate course in marine invertebrate paleo.

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