The travel study course Dinosaur Field Paleontology (GEOS 120 or 345) surveys the evolution, history, and paleobiology of dinosaurs and swimming/flying reptiles. This course has a significant field component, and will enable you to learn about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals at active dig sites. You will spend the bulk of the course mapping, excavating, and interpreting Lake Cretaceous and Early Paleogene fossil excavations and preparing and casting fossil bones. This course is intended for anyone with an interest in geology, biology, paleontology, dinosaurs, or science in general!
Pre-departure meetings will be held March 7 and 14, and April 4, 11, and 18.
Travel dates are June 21 - July 5, 2013.
Winona State University