General Education Credit: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences
College Credit: 3
This is an introductory course with no prerequisites. This course is online and asynchronous, meaning no required activities will be conducted “live”. In this asynchronous online course, we will explore the fundamental concepts of geology and biology, and of course dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes.
The focus of this course is dinosaurs. But to understand dinosaurs and their place in Earth’s history, we will also explore the basics of geology including how the Earth changes over time and how rocks and fossils form. To understand dinosaurs as living organisms, we will cover biology basics including organization and classification of taxa, anatomy, and ecosystems.
The primary goals of this course are to:
Learn about the materials, processes, and events that comprise and shape the Earth over time.
Satisfied High School Graduation Requirement Subject: Elective
High School Credit: 0.5