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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Great Transitions: The Origin of Humans

For Students 9th - 12th
What makes you human? Bipedality, tool use, and large brains, of course! Scholars learn about the early evolution of humans by watching a video. Scientists explain the challenges in studying early humans and the information gleaned from...
Curated OER

Human Ancestry

For Students 9th - 12th
In this human ancestry worksheet, students will answer questions about hominids, "Lucy", and the emergence of modern humans. Then students will compare the characteristics of Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons. This worksheet has four short...

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