Weekly posts for ESCI 100. See course notes and syllabus pages for outline, topics, requirements, and deadlines.
Monthly Archives: March 2019
This week we will start by exploring the development of flying vertebrates, emphasizing pterosaurs. Mammals evolved so gradually from the reptiles that it becomes difficult to say when the first mammal appeared. (A familiar story that you’ve heard with the … Continue reading
This week we return to those wonderful reptiles, finally covering the dinosaurs. As you may imagine, the Web is rich in sites about these beasts. Some of these pages are excellent, some are horrible, most are tolerable (and long). The … Continue reading