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Voorhees Library Offers Dino 101 to Discover Dinosaurs Online

Camden County Library System

                                                                        203 Laurel Rd, Voorhees, NJ 08043
NEWS RELEASE October 24, 2013
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Seven classes taught by University of Alberta Professor of Paleontology

Dinosaurs are the topic of a seven-class online course offered at the Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library starting Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

VOORHEES, NJ – Oct. 24, 2013 – They may be old news, but dinosaurs are still a fascinating topic for old and young alike. The Camden County Library System is inviting those interested to join a seven-class online course presented by Dr. Phillip Currie, University of Alberta.

The course is open to all ages, but children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult. All classes for the online course will meet at the M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library in Voorhees.

Librarian Ryan Lammers, who arranged the program for the Voorhees library, said, “The great part about the course is that each class functions as an independent module. So if you miss a class or two it won’t interfere with the whole course, and you can still learn a lot about dinosaurs.”

To register call 856-772-1636 or visit www.camdencountylibrary.org on the Web.

Class Schedule for Dinosaurs 101:

· Class 1 - Wednesday, Nov. 6, Room C, 7-8 PM

 - Introduction, Appearance and Anatomy

· Class 2 - Wednesday, Nov. 13, Room C, 7-8 PM

 - Eating, Moving Around

· Class 3 - Monday, Nov. 18, Room C, 7-8 PM

 - Moving Around, Birth and Growth, Attack and Defense

· Class 4 - Wednesday, Nov. 20, Room C, 7-8 PM

- Attack and Defense, Death and Fossilization

· Class 5 - Monday, Nov. 25, Room C, 7-8 PM

- What is a Species, Evolution

· Class 6 - Monday, Dec. 2, Room C, 7-8 PM

- Stratigraphy and Geologic Time, Paleogeography and Plate Tectonics

· Class 7 - Wednesday, Dec. 4, Room C, 7-8 PM

- Dinosaur Origins, Dinosaur Extinction

Directions to the M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library are available on the Web at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/voorhees-branch .

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Established in 1921, Camden County Library System seeks to meet the recreational, informational and educational needs of its customers with locations in Bellmawr, Camden, Gloucester Township, Haddon Township, Merchantville, Winslow Township and Voorhees.   The Library is governed and supported by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Camden County Library Commission.

 

 

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