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This course is part of the Science Summer Programme.

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A wide-ranging introduction to this inspiring subject, showing how fossils get preserved, sometimes in exquisite detail, and studying the principles of evolution and natural selection. We outline major events in the history of life, and discuss remarkable extinct creatures, such as trilobites, ammonites, dinosaurs and mammoths.

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Course dates

24 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

04 Jul 2016

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

P17