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Clint Cowan

Carleton College
Private four-year institution, primarily undergraduate


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

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Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology
Resource Type: Course Information
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Paleontology
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This is a lecture course with required 4-hour weekly laboratory. It has only Introduction to Geology or Biology as a prerequisite. 25% of the students are upper level Geology majors, 25% are upper level Biology majors, and 50% are undeclared sophomores or freshman (typically considering a major in a natural science).


Syllabus for GEOL 230 Paleobiology (Acrobat (PDF) 66kB Jun4 09)

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