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Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs, from the small, feathered ancestors of modern birds, to the largest animals to ever walk the earth. Join renowned paleontologist Dr. Philip Currie at museums, fossil preparation labs, and active dig sites, as you learn fundamental topics in the study of Dinosaur Paleobiology including: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered in the form of short, high-quality videos interspersed with in-lesson quizzes and interactive puzzles to create a dynamic and comprehensive educational experience. So follow Dr. Currie and the rest of the University of Alberta paleontology team as they delve back in time to better understand some of the most charismatic animals in the history of our planet! Estimated workload: 3-5 hrs/week. Register now!