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Fantastic Fossils!

In this single session course, students will learn about dinosaurs, fossils and other ancient life
Lauren Showalter
2 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 2 learners
Class
65 minutes
per class
Meets once
10-14
year olds
1-12
learners per class
per learner

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Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Fri, Oct 28

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Friday
1:00 – 2:05 PM
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
The goal for this class is that students will walk away with a detailed understanding of the geologic column, fossil formation and extinction.  Students will also gain a broad perspective on the diversity of life through the ages on our planet.  
I received my degree major in Geology and earned a minor in Biology.  While at college, I focused my study in paleontology and completed an honors thesis in Conodont Biostratigraphy.  I have been teaching science topics such as Geology, Biology and Paleontology to small student groups out of my own classroom, using my own curriculums for over seven years.  
1 hour 5 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Carnivorous dinosaurs and other animals will be presented in this class including some images of them feeding on other creatures.  We will discuss death and extinction of animal species.
The sources I use to make all my class material comes from my knowledge gained while in college and from from the textbooks I purchased for my classes, such as Bringing Fossils to Life by Prothero.  I also use a variety of dinosaur encyclopedias I've purchased over the years such as Dinosaurus by Steve Parker and Dinosaurs by Carl Mehling.  

Teacher

Lauren Showalter
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Lives in the United States
Let's Rock
2 total reviews
1 completed class

About Me

My name is Lauren and I am a huge dinosaur nerd.  I have earned a B.S. in Geology along with a minor in Biology.  During my time in collage, I focused heavily on micro paleontology and had the chance to write an honors thesis on conodont...Β 
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