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Herpetology - Reptiles & Amphibians | Part One (10-13)

Oliver Dunn
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An overview of reptiles and amphibians including the diversity, evolution, anatomy, reproduction, development, behaviour, and conservation issues.

Class experience

4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
History and Evolution of Reptiles and Amphibians
Trace the captivating History and Evolution of Reptiles and Amphibians, uncovering their ancient origins and remarkable adaptations.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Delve into the secretive world of caecilians, exploring the unique biology and ecological roles of these enigmatic amphibians.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Dive into the diverse habitats of salamanders, discovering the fascinating diversity and adaptations of these amphibious creatures.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Leap into the world of frogs, exploring their vibrant colors, complex life cycles, and diverse habitats.
  • The specific learning goals for Herpetology 101 are to provide learners with a working knowledge of fundamental principles in the world of reptiles and amphibians while also bringing them entertainment through a unique form of instruction.
With nearly thirteen years of experience in the zoo and aquarium community, Oliver has a wealth of practical knowledge to help learners succeed in their career goals. Oliver has helped with projects around the world from rehabilitating injured seabirds in South Africa to tracking tigers in central India. Currently, Oliver is the Content & Community Operations Manager for zoolife.tv
Homework Offered
Weekly Exercises, tasks, supplemental videos, and engaging activities will be posted weekly.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Optional quizzes, investigations, and tasks will be provided throughout the semester to supplement the class and allow learners to build upon what they have learned in lecture.
Grades Offered
A certificate of completion and/or a letter grade can be provided upon request.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Joined May, 2021
Teacher expertise and credentials
Doctoral Degree in Science
Master's Degree in Science
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Oliver Dunn is a zoologist who focuses on conservation through education by working in the zoo and aquarium field. A lifelong animal conservationist, Oliver has helped with projects around the world from rehabilitating injured seabirds in South... 
Group Class


for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
55 min

Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-13
3-10 learners per class

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