Theories of Dinosaur Extinction

Course Code: NATS 1540 A 3.0

Instructor's Name: Robert Levine

Course Description:

About 65 millions years ago, dinosaurs, one of the most prominent species on Earth, vanished suddenly. This course will first introduce students to the concept of a species extinction event and the more prominent species extinction events that have occurred over time, and it will then acquaint students with the more prominent of the theories used to explain the disappearance of the dinosaurs, including the evidence and objections relating to each.

Course Format:

Three lecture hours per week.

Course Credit Exclusions:

None

Mathematical Content:

Minimal simple arithmetical calculation at about the Grade 10 level.

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