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Class Notes for Paleontology at University of Alberta

PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Melanosome, Ornithischia, Anchiornis

In 2012, feathers were first reported from the large tyrannosauroid Yutyrannus = the largest known feathered dino Specimens unearthed over the last few years have suggested that some ornithischians might also have had feat...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Dinos, Stegosauria, Ankylosauria

bipedal with short arms, strong tails, armoured skulls; some have thick, domed skull roofs and backwards pointing horns; function of skull armor to ram predators or butt heads in competition for territorymating rights; sha...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Dinos, Theropoda, Predentary

1.3: Identify the two major types of pelves in dinosaurs Skeletal differences and similarities are used to sort dinos into groups. There are 2 major types of groups of dinos: 1. Saurischians (means lizard hipped): pubis th...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Shoulder Girdle, Sacrum, Hip Bone

Sacral Vertebrae: vertebrae in the hips; the pelvic bones are fused to the sacral vertebrae to support powerful leg muscles; the SV are also fused with one another and form a single solid bone structure Caudal Vertebrae: v...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Paleontology

Invertebrates: include insects, spiders, snails, squids, clams, jellyfish and worms; since the origin of animal life, theres been way more invertebrates than vertebrates Skulls and Jaws The skull is made up of many bones t...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Fruitadens, Microraptor, Velociraptor

Paleo 200: Study Guide for Lesson 1 Learning Objective for Lesson 1: Students will learn about the diversity in dinosaur appearance both bony and soft tissue structure, and will be able to identify major features of the ma...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Geologic Time Scale, Species Complex, Canis

NAMING SPECIES VIDEO —> era of European expansion. new animals and plants from all over the world were being brought to Europe by the ship load. they were being named different things by different scientists. - scientists ...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Ornithopod, Extended Family, Vertebra

CLADES VIDEO —> dinosaurs evolved from a single common ancestor species —> theory of evolution was first outlined by the british naturalist Charles Darwin in 1859 • since Darwin's time, our understanding of the evolution...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Allosaurus, Quaternary, Diapsid

DEEP TIME VIDEO —> geologic time scale .. shows how the history of earth has been broken down into smaller and smaller chunks, usually based on major geological or biological events. —> we know when certain events happen...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Edmontonia, Carnotaurus, Carpal Bones

PALEOGEOGRAPHY VIDEO —> Alfred Wegener.. while looking through a book of fossil occurrences, he read how many identical species were found on opposites sides of the Atlantic Ocean in both Eastern South America as well as ...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture 6: Lecture 6

Lecture 6 video notes Defensive Adaptations hard shells hard to eat. osteoderms. pangolins(mammals) modified hairs that look like scales. or blending in the background. herding: lots of dinosaurs found together. cant direc...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Ceratopsia, Lumpers And Splitters, Exact Sciences

Chapter 7- What is a Species? Carl Linnaeus- great enduring service to all biologists, introduced a new system of scientifically naming organisms! :taxonomy taxonomy:science of naming and organizing organisms into related...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Allosaurus, Sinocalliopteryx, Mercedes Lackey

LESSON 3 VIDEOS: TYPES OF EATERS: carnivore like wolf- sharp teeth like canines. sharp claws. herbivores: flat teeth for vegetables. omnivores: have both. birds of prey like hawks owls eagles have recurved beaks, talons a...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Histology, Massospondylus, Trace Fossil

STANCE • mammals and birds: upright stance: erect.upright is more efficient. less energy. evolutionary advantage. • sprawling stance animals not as large. • articulations: 2 bones in contact with eachother, how’d i...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices
PALEO200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Corythosaurus, Anchiornis, Parasaurolophus

Chapter 8 Evolution • heritable: trait is part of an organisms genetic code, will or have a chance to be copied to the organisms offspring. • variation: source for new heritable traits. random genetic mutation. for...

Paleontology
PALEO200
Angelica Torices

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