Chemistry and Environmental Sciences
University of Texas at Brownsville, The
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
Deep time - what is your metaphor? part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Construct your own metaphor, appropriately scaled, for communicating deep time.
Character coding part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Learning about the different ways the morphological variation can be coded into phylogenetic character data, with emphasis on the limitations and assumptions of each.
GS 150: Dinosaur Extinction and Other Controversies part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
This course has the general goal of providing an introduction to scientific reasoning how our hypotheses about the natural world are formed, accepted, modified, and rejected using examples from the history of geology and paleontology: the Nature of fossils, Deep time, Age of the Earth, Continental Drift, History of Life, Evolution, and Extinction.