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About the Course

Paleontology: Early Vertebrate Evolution is a four-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of the origin of vertebrates. Students will explore the diversity of Palaeozoic lineages within a phylogenetic and evolutionary framework. This course examines the evolution of major vertebrate novelties including the origin of fins, jaws, and tetrapod limbs. Students also explore key Canadian fossil localities, including the Burgess Shale (British Columbia), Miguasha (Quebec), and Man On The Hill (Northwest Territories). Watch a preview of the course here:

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Jun 21, 2016

WOW, I learned a lot form this and it was fairly educational but not overwhelming or difficult. This instructor really gets the points across without being to easy or hard. A very good class.


Mar 03, 2018

Celebrate your inner fish as you swim along with this awesome course charting our earliest ancestors. Very well constructed and delivered once again by the team at the University of Alberta.

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By Bart S

Jun 09, 2016

outstanding, do it again

By Hector L

Jul 24, 2017

Great course! I Love it

By Erika P

Aug 25, 2017

So in depth, wonderful

By Olav C

May 27, 2017

Interesting stuff :-)

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Jun 03, 2019


By Vonny S

Sep 01, 2016

Exciting course! :)

By Albert

Jan 06, 2018

Clear and amazing!

By Wong K H

May 03, 2016

Interesting course

By Luc d G

Jul 29, 2019

very interesting

By Abhiram P S

Jun 03, 2018

I learned a lot!

By Igor C

Jun 18, 2016

Great course! :)

By Hussain A

Jan 30, 2019

Awesome course

By Siddhartha P

Oct 11, 2018

Very thorough!

By Gary E

Feb 06, 2019

It was fun :)

By 牛长泰

Oct 02, 2016

good course!

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By Danielle C

Nov 08, 2019

very good

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Sep 22, 2019