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272 reviews

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:

Top reviews

Jun 20, 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 2, 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 Nicole L

Apr 28, 2020

Interesting topic presented well.

By Mary M

May 2, 2019

High quality!! Great information!

By Spencer B

Apr 29, 2018

A great course, please make more!

By Damien K

Oct 22, 2021

This was fun and I learned a lot

By Prashant S S

May 2, 2019

Very nice and informative course

By Lori C

Nov 19, 2019

I found it fun and informative.

By Clarice H

Feb 7, 2017

Very informative, great course!

By Abdullah G

Apr 8, 2020

Gorgeous and full of knowledge

By Marcos d S

Aug 11, 2017

Excellent material and course.

By Randy C

Jun 10, 2016

Very [very, very] nicely done!

By Jonatan D A

Feb 5, 2017

I really enjoyed this course!

By SharonC

Aug 25, 2017

Another Excellent course!!!

By vittorio s

Aug 20, 2017

Very interesting and clear.

By Paul A

Mar 31, 2018

A very impressive course.

By Jennyfer A R V

Jan 27, 2017

excelente, muy didáctico!

By matthew s

Mar 4, 2018

A very enjoyable course.

By Bruno N A

Jun 27, 2017

Excelente, muy completo!

By Bart S

Jun 9, 2016

outstanding, do it again

By Doran H

Dec 2, 2021

It was very fascinating

By Hector L

Jul 24, 2017

Great course! I Love it

By Erika P

Aug 24, 2017

So in depth, wonderful

By Winston A W

Aug 8, 2020

Excellent, thank you.

By Olav C

May 27, 2017

Interesting stuff :-)

By Biswajit P

Jun 3, 2019


By Rylar M

Sep 9, 2020

It's a GREAT course