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Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs. Topics covered: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered from museums, fossil-preparation labs and dig sites. Estimated workload: 3-5 hrs/week....
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建议:12 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week

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完成时间为 2 小时

Appearance and Anatomy

This lesson covers the diversity in dinosaur appearances, and will be able to identify major features of the major groups of dinosaurs....
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7 个视频(共 63 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video7 个视频
Size4分钟
Skeleton12分钟
Saurischians7分钟
Ornithischians10分钟
Appearance13分钟
Muscles4分钟
Reading4 个阅读材料
Instructional Staff10分钟
Meet Your Presenter: Betsy Kruk10分钟
Course Glossary10分钟
Lesson 1 Course Notes10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Appearance and Anatomy10分钟

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完成时间为 1 小时

Death and Fossilization

This module describes how fossils form, how we interpret the taphonomy of skeletons and bonebeds, and looks at the possible biases taphonomic events may create in the fossil record....
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3 个视频(共 38 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video3 个视频
Taphonomy9分钟
Fossilization8分钟
Field Work20分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Lesson 2 Course Notes10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Death and Fossilization10分钟

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完成时间为 1 小时

Eating

This module looks at the variety of food types, feeding habits, and feeding adaptations amongst the major groups of dinosaurs....
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4 个视频(共 29 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
Teeth7分钟
Claws3分钟
Determining Diet11分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Lesson 3 Course Notes10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Lesson 310分钟

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Moving Around

This module helps students understand the general modes and styles of locomotion in the major dinosaur groups. It also describes general methods of evaluating hypotheses on locomotion....
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4 个视频(共 28 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
Stance5分钟
Limbs12分钟
Trackways4分钟
Metabolism 5分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Lesson 4 Course Notes10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Lesson 410分钟
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创建者 JHApr 6th 2017

Thank you for this excellent course! I really enjoyed the short videos, the concise notes, and quick quizzes (both at the end of each lesson, as well as the main point quizzes throughout the videos).

创建者 DOApr 27th 2017

Excellent course, great material, concepts well organized, nothing to complain really. The presenters were all very good too, and I'll be taking all the related courses for sure. Recommended 100%.

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Philip John Currie, PhD

Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dinosaur Paleobiology
Department of Biological Sciences

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