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GEOL 128 - Headlines from the History of Life


Semester Offered: Second Semester, First Module
Credits (Range): 2 hours
Attribute: 2NS
The history of life is punctuated by major changes and governed by diverse processes, and these are reflected in the fossil record. Topics include: the life and demise of the dinosaurs, evolutionary patterns in the fossil record, causes and consequences of mass extinction, and the evolution of mammals, including humans. Did dinosaurs have feathers? How do major adaptations such as flight evolve? Why do human beings have big brains?
Enrollment Limit: 60
Instructor: K. Hubbard



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