Year = 1 year = 10^0 year
Decade = 10 years = 10^1 year
Century = 100 years = 10^2 year
Millennium = 1000 years = 10^3 year
Even though humans cant experience this amount of time in life, they can learn through the
Fill in the appropriate Synapomorph next to the
numbers and the higher taxon next to the letters.
Basic concepts of
species and macroevolution
Father of Vertebrate Paleontology
Catastrophism- the idea that Earth has been affected by sudden,
Evolution of the earliest vertebrates
Prior to evolution of Hard Parts- most life was
Soft bodied animals like sponges, jellyfish,
sea pens and worms
Most now extinct
Maybe no large predators at the time, most
01:460:206:01 Fall 2016
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Instructor: Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo
Dinosaurs (3 credits) is a survey of dinosaurian
evolution and diversity. We will explore the
history of discovery and col
Todays Cladogram is posted on the
resources on sakai.
Exam review posted on sakai.
Paleontology in the News due Oct. 10 th
First exam Friday October 3rd.
Exam review Tuesday Sept. 30 in class.
Geology Museum Field Trips
First set of d