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A Question of Time: How We Date Human Evolution

Griffith University via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
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  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 2 weeks long

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Overview

Uncover the history of our ancestors by dating human fossils.

Trace your origins and develop your understanding of human evolution, with this course from the world-leading experts at Griffith University.

This course will introduce you to the history of human evolution and discuss the importance of dating human fossils. You’ll learn the basic principles of dating fossils, including the methods used by professionals, and find out why dating is not always reliable.

You’ll study authentic archaeological examples from all over the world, and reflect on discoveries which have challenged our existing knowledge of human evolution.

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in human evolution, archaeology or biological science.

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Rainer Grun

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Dawn G
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Dawn completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
'A Question of Time: How We Date Human Evolution' is an enjoyable and easy introduction into the study of human evolution based on the most recent findings.
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