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Join College of Charleston paleontology professor Dr. Scott Persons for a 4.5-billion-year journey into our planet’s primordial past. This four-part lecture series will explore the origins and diversification of life and the many global extinction events that have threatened it. From the depths of Carboniferous coal-swamps to the beasts of the Ice Age, this course will introduce you to the wildest and strangest animals and ecosystems of all time.

This class begins October 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Blackmer Hall for four weeks.

Unit 1: The Big Bang and Primordial Ooze — Oct. 24

Unit 2: How Fish Conquered the Sea and the Land — Oct. 31

Unit 3: Life on a Super Continent — Nov. 7

Unit 4: Out from the Shadows of Dinosaurs — Nov. 21

Lecture Series: $100


November 21, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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$25 per class or $100 for series