Emory University
Extinctions: Past, Present, & Future
Emory University

Extinctions: Past, Present, & Future

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Anthony J. Martin

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16 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Summarize extinctions as an important part of the history of life.

  • Identify the probable causes of mass extinctions in the geologic past (before humans).

  • Compare and contrast the Big Five mass extinctions with human-influenced extinctions.

  • Evaluate historical lessons and current trends to predict and prevent extinctions of the future.

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There are 5 modules in this course

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6 videos4 readings2 quizzes

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