School of Earth and Space Exploration
Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
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In-class Exercise: Sources of Variation in Populations part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Students identify sources of morphological variation (genetic, ontogenetic, sexual, and ecophenotypic differences) among the individuals of populations for three different species, one of which is colonial.
Introduction to Skeletons part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
This lab presents a specimen-based study of the different skeletal systems of animals and plants. The emphasis is on understanding the functional roles mineralized skeletons play in the major skeletonzied phyla ...
Introduction to Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
The course presents an overview of the evolution of our biosphere based on the data of the fossil and molecular records. There is an emphasis on the geological and biological factors that appear to have regulated ...