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  • Palaeobiology: Solving the Riddle of the Gastroliths Creative commons image Icon USFWS Mountain-Prairie under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • Palaeobiology: Solving the Riddle of the Gastroliths

    Palaeobiology: Solving the Riddle of the Gastroliths Creative commons image Icon USFWS Mountain-Prairie under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    The evidence explains why some prehistoric animals have stomach stones?
  • Palaeobiology: The Riddle of the Stomach Stones Creative commons image Icon Ryan Somma under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • Palaeobiology: The Riddle of the Stomach Stones

    Palaeobiology: The Riddle of the Stomach Stones Creative commons image Icon Ryan Somma under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    Why did some prehistoric animals have stomach stones?
  • Bang challenge: Help Liz break through the rocks Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2010

  • Bang challenge: Help Liz break through the rocks

    Bang challenge: Help Liz break through the rocks Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Apr 2010
    Trapped behind layers of rock, can you use your knowledge of fossils to set Liz free?
  • Geological glossary Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: OU
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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Jul 2009

  • Geological glossary

    Geological glossary Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: OU
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 02 Jul 2009
    A glossary of common geological terms.
  • Breaking Science: Darwin, evolution & natural selection... Creative commons image Icon Alex J White under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2009

  • Breaking Science: Darwin, evolution & natural selection...

    Breaking Science: Darwin, evolution & natural selection... Creative commons image Icon Alex J White under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 22 Mar 2009
    How Darwin's theories became accepted, palaeontology provides evidence of natural selection, and dinosaurs – an accident in selection.
  • Jimmy Doherty in Darwin's Garden: Examining heads Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Feb 2009

  • Jimmy Doherty in Darwin's Garden: Examining heads

    Jimmy Doherty in Darwin's Garden: Examining heads Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Feb 2009
    On a Norfolk beach, Jimmy Doherty is introduced to some of our ancestors
  • Breaking Science: Dinosaur fights & suicidal lemmings... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: FrodeIngeHelland via Wikimedia

    Breaking Science: Dinosaur fights & suicidal lemmings...

    By The OpenLearn team

    Dinosaur fights, fewer calories – better memory, WiFi – the gaping hole in our internet security, controlling locust...

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jan 2009

  • Breaking Science: Dinosaur fights & suicidal lemmings...

    Breaking Science: Dinosaur fights & suicidal lemmings... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: FrodeIngeHelland via Wikimedia
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 31 Jan 2009
    Dinosaur fights, fewer calories – better memory, WiFi – the gaping hole in our internet security, controlling locust swarms and are lemmings suicidal?
  • Breaking Science: Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2009

  • Breaking Science: Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture...

    Breaking Science: Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 25 Jan 2009
    Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture for headaches and does watching TV really make you short-sighted?
  • Fossil evidence for evolution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: OU image library

    Fossil evidence for evolution

    By Dr Peter Skelton

    Although Darwin was originally disappointed by the evidence provided by the fossil record, subsequent work has more...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2009

  • Fossil evidence for evolution

    Fossil evidence for evolution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: OU image library
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jan 2009
    Although Darwin was originally disappointed by the evidence provided by the fossil record, subsequent work has more than borne out his theories, explains...
  • The surprising link between brain and pelvis Creative commons image Icon bixentro under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    The surprising link between brain and pelvis

    By Dr David Robinson

    What do our ancestors tell us about the relationship between pelvis size and brain development?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Dec 2008

  • The surprising link between brain and pelvis

    The surprising link between brain and pelvis Creative commons image Icon bixentro under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Dec 2008
    What do our ancestors tell us about the relationship between pelvis size and brain development?

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  • Global warming

    This free course provides an introduction to global warming. We will be considering the history of global warming by looking at the pattern of ice...

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    12 Aug 2016

  • Global warming

    Global warming Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 12 Aug 2016
    This free course provides an introduction to global warming. We will be...
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