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Paleoecology: An Evolutionary Arms Race part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
In this activity, students divide into groups of 4-5, fine-tune a hypothesis relating to escalation, collect data to test this hypothesis using mollusks from local Yorktown deposits (Pliocene), analyze these data, ...
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Going to the Dogs: Exploring Allometry and Heterochrony part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
This activity explores the relationship between developmental biology and macroevolution by focusing on how evolutionary changes in ontogeny can produce small-scale (within species) and large-scale (between species ...
Grant Proposal Project part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
This grant proposal assignment is the final project for my paleontology course, requiring students to apply the hands-on research skills they've developed throughout the semester.
Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Paleontology is the study of the history of life and ancient environments. Historically, the practice of paleontology has focused on the description and classification of fossil species. This approach has undergone ...
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Utilizing the Paleobiology Database to Provide Hands-On Research Opportunities for Undergraduates part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Thursday
Numerous studies indicate that student participation in undergraduate research experiences can result in increased recruitment and retention of science majors. Many undergraduate students' only exposure to ...