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Mammalogy - The Study of Mammals | Part Two (14-18)

Oliver Dunn
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(30)
An overview of mammals including the diversity, evolution, anatomy, reproduction, development, behaviour, and conservation issues.

Class experience

5 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, Cetacea
Embark on an exploration of Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, and Cetacea, encountering the powerful rhinos, graceful giraffes, and the enigmatic world of whales and dolphins.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Communication, Parental Care, Mating Systems, and Social Behaviour
Dive into the realms of Communication, Parental Care, Mating Systems, and Social Behaviour, unraveling the complexities of mammalian interactions and societies.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Dispersal, Habitat Selection, Migration, Populations, and Life Histories
Explore Dispersal, Habitat Selection, Migration, Populations, Life Histories, and Community Ecology, delving into the dynamics that shape mammalian populations and communities.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Parasites and Diseases, Domestication, and Domesticated Mammals
Investigate the intricate relationships between Parasites and Diseases, the history of Domestication, and the roles of Domesticated Mammals in human societies.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Careers, Conservation, and Final Wrap-Up
Reflect on potential Careers in zoology, delve into the critical aspects of Conservation, and conclude our journey with a comprehensive Final Wrap-Up, celebrating the wonders of the mammalian world.
The specific learning goals for Mammalogy are to provide students with a working knowledge of fundamental principles in mammalogy 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.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(30)
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 5 classes
1x per week, 5 weeks
55 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 14-18
1-10 learners per class

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