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Earth and Life Through Time part of Rates and Time:Courses
Students' abilities to use both geological and biological reasoning are developed, to learn about how the rock and fossil records together characterize the history of interaction between biological and ...

The Evolution/Creation Debate part of Online Teaching:Online Courses
In this course students are exposed to the modern scientific theories of the earth and life and to the diverse brands of Christian creationism and how they measure up to scientific analysis. Students explore these ...

Invertebrate Paleontology part of Course Design:Goals Database

Paleontology and Stratigraphy part of Courses
Upper-level undergraduate paleontology course that also covers a significant amount of stratigraphy

Introduction to Paleontology part of 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 ...

Marine Invertebrate Paleontology part of Courses
Introductory upper level undergraduate course in marine invertebrate paleo.

Invertebrate Paleontology part of Courses
Students study invertebrate and microscopic animal life, including the morphological trends, phylogenetic characteristics and evolutionary trends in the major invertebrate phyla.

Paleontology part of Courses
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 ...

Digging Dinosaurs part of Courses
"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 ...

Paleontology part of Courses
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 ...

Paleobiology part of Courses
This course is a blend of Earth History and Paleontology. It is designed as a second course (after Intro) in Geology.

Historical Geology part of Courses
The geologic history of the Earth and its inhabitants as revealed by fossil record with emphasis on North America.

History of Life on Earth: Global Change in the Biosphere part of Courses
This a non-majors undergraduate course for students filling a general education requirement

Earth History and the Fossil Record part of Courses
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 ...

Historical Geology part of Courses
The main purpose of this class is to understand how the Earth's surface, climate and life have changed over geological time periods and that we are living on an ever changing planet.

Paleontology part of Courses

Evolution and Creationism part of Courses
Creation stories are a central tenant to many of the world's religious traditions and help us to understand our place in the universe. At the same time, scientific evidence demonstrates how earth and the ...

Wonderful Life part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
This course uses the Ediacaran fauna as a focus to teach about evolution, the nature of science, and how to write well. The students start off reading "Wonderful Life" (Gould, 1989 ), which deals with ...

Invertebrate Paleontology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
This is a classic evolution-and-fossils kind of course. Students go through major invertebrate groups, examine and interpret fossils and assemblages. Rather than approach the whole world chronologically, the course ...

Principles of Paleontology part of Courses
This course is designed to introduce the basic principles of paleontology - the study of fossil organisms in the geological record. Topics to be covered include: Taphonomy and the processes of fossilization; ...

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