What you'll learn
Appearance and Anatomy
Death and Fossilization
Birth, Growth and Reproduction
Attack and Defense
What is a Species?
Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs. Topics covered: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered from museums, fossil-preparation labs and dig sites. Estimated workload: 3-5 hrs/week.
Access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
Motivation to learn!
There are no special materials or prerequisite knowledge required for this course.
Who this course is for
Students who are new to this field
Students willing to put in a couple hours to learn about Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Philip John Currie, PhD – Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dinosaur Paleobiology – Department of Biological Sciences
This course includes
Option for learning at your own pace
Videos and reading material about the course
Assessed tasks with feedback from other course participants
Evaluated tests with feedback
Evaluated programming tasks