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Breaking Paleo News - the Truth Behind T. rex
In this 1-time course, we will discuss the latest information on Tyrannosaurus rex - is it actually three species, or just one?
In this class, we will briefly cover what kind of dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex is, when it lived, and aspects of its biology. I will summarize the two new scientific papers: one that split Tyrannosaurus rex into 3 species, and one that disagrees with that split. The class will begin with 15 minutes of 'lecture' using slides and then open the class to discussion and questions for 15 minutes. This class is aimed at learners that are considered 'dino-experts.' These include learners that have...
Students will learn what kind of dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex is, when it lived, and some aspects of its biology. Students will also be introduced to current methods of evolutionary tree analysis and how introduction of different factors has led to the split of T. rex into 3 species, and to the disagreement with that split.
I have a Ph.D. in Comparative Biology and am a professional dinosaur paleontologist and college professor.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Meet the teacher
I was once a little kid who loved dinosaurs. I spent my life studying to become a paleontologist and after getting my PhD in biology, I am now a college professor and professional paleontologist! I teach Anatomy and Intro to Biology to college...
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Live video meetings
4-8 learners per class