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Bipedalism: Did Hominids Ride Bikes?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the life and career of paleoanthropologist Zeray Alemseged and the concept of how bipedalism influenced the development of hominids. They view an online profile, participate in and discuss a mini class obstacle course,...
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Human Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As the great and hilarious Tim Minchin once said, "Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organizing our curiosity." Science is more than just a guess; it is based on questions, observations, and evidence. High...
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Human Feet Are Strange

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Feet are neat! So, if you've already walked the path of examining animal footprints with your class, put them in the shoes of early humans! A well-designed lesson incorporates video, discussion, and hands-on learning to demonstrate how...
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Investigating Our Past: Where Did Humans Come From?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the theories of human evolution. In this research based lesson, learners research and discuss how geographic isolation, interbreeding, generalization, and specialization are factors in the history of humans. Groups work...
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Paleoanthropology-A Complex Career Choice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners study individual fields of science and how those fields complement each other in the ongoing study of human origins. Using a computer and the links provided, pupils research various science careers. They prepare a brief oral...
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Paleo-what? The Life and Work Of Emerging Explorer Zeray Alemseged

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how Dr. Alemseged chose paleoanthropology as his career as they research the multifaceted field itself. They identify relationships between various aspects of paleoanthropology.
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Paleoanthropology-What Is Bipedalism?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students see how bipedalism developed in hominids, and the significance of that development in the quest to explain human origins. Student presentations and displays should reflect an understanding of the ways in which bipedalism may...

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