Dinosaurs: A Natural History

This course considers dinosaurs, their evolution, and our understanding of their fossil record. Students will examine the geologic record and the tools used by paleontologists to determine: geologic ages and ancient environments; evolutionary history and extinctions; dinosaurian biology and behavior; and their survival as birds. Mechanisms of global change ranging from plate tectonics to asteroid impact will be discussed.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Environmental Sciences
Number: 
ENVSCI104-01Z
Semester: 
Summer 2019
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, April 1, 2019 to Tuesday, June 4, 2019