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Animals For Everyone: Penguins


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  • 10
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  • 5
    average time
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Course Description

For penguin lovers and those wanting to know more, this class will introduce students to the lives of these amazing birds. Learn about penguins from all over the world - from the Galapagos Islands to Antarctica. Just how do they live on land and at sea? Explore the remarkable lives of penguins, and discover more.

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  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
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Course Lessons

Meet the Penguins

Introduction to these fascinating birds. 200 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Penguinology; The World of Penguins
  • Complete Assignment: Meet the Penguins
  • Complete Exam: Meet the Penguins

Penguin Lives

What do penguins do on land and in the sea? 200 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: SeaWorld: Penguins; Ocean Planet: Ocean Currents; Currents of the Ocean
  • Complete Assignment: Penguin Lives
  • Complete Exam: Penguin Lives

Large and Brush-Tail Penguin Families

Learn about the large and brush-tail penguin families. 200 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Penguins in Antarctic; Brush-Tail Penguins; Gentoo Penguin
  • Complete Assignment: Large and Brush-tailed penguins
  • Complete Exam: Large and brush-tailed penguins

Banded, Crested, and Rare Penguins

Learn about the banded and crested penguin families. Also, the yellow-eyed and little penguins 195 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony; New England Aquarium: See the Banded Penguins
  • Complete Assignment: Banded, Crested, and Rare Penguins
  • Complete Exam: Crested, banded, and rare penguins

Penguins and People

How do people and penguins get along? 200 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: Pittsburg Penguins; Phillip Island Penguin Parade; Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust; NOVA Online: Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance
  • Take Poll: Your Opinion Matters: Course Rating
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete Assignment: Penguin and People
  • Complete Exam: Penguins and people
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the different types of penguins and their habitats, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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