Science & Nature
The Ice Age: A Tour of the Pleistocene!
Join us on a virtual tour of the prehistoric world as we meet some amazing extinct animals!
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In this class we will use simple language and visuals to learn about the amazing creatures of the ice age, one continent at a time! Day 1--Introduction and Islands: We will start by introducing the Pleistocene epoch, a period in Earth's recent history marked by wide swings in climate pattern--while it is often called the "ice age," it is more accurate to talk about many "ice ages." Then we will begin our tour, meeting giant lizards and pouched marsupials in Australia, enormous birds in New...
Students will learn about the morphology (body plan), diet, and behavior of Pleistocene animals. Along the way they will also learn about ecosystems and how they influence the ways that animals can adapt to live there.
I have always been passionate about paleontology! The research I did to put together my dinosaur and Mesozoic Era Outschool classes got me more interested in evolution and prehistoric life than ever. Now I am excited to share what I have learned about Pleistocene megafauna with all of you!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 15 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Remote Learning with Rob
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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Hello, I'm Rob! I am a professional trombonist and have been teaching on Outschool since May 2020; prior to that I worked as an SAT/ACT tutor and taught trombone lessons. I teach what I'm passionate about: music, science (especially paleontology),...