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When We Met Other Human Species

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It seems the human species may have learned from its mistakes—when it comes to evolution, anyway. Examine the characteristics of ancient hominins in an installment of the PBS Eon series. The video instructor discusses fossil records to...
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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...
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Facts about Human Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th
In 2004, scientists found skeletons of a hobbit-like creature in Asia. This discovery is just one more part of the large human evolution puzzle. Scientists continue to build the puzzle with missing pieces and confusing information. This...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Focusing on macroevolution and microevolution as well as stasis, an informative presentation includes fossil records, anatomical records, and molecular records. Additionally, it provides a list of the criticisms often used against...
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The Origin of Humans

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Where did human beings come from? How did they settle into communities and civilizations? Your class will find the answers in this fascinating presentation, which takes the viewer through the stages of mankind, from the primitive...
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Classification of Intertidal Organisma

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students categorize animals. In this animal classification lesson, students group animals by their characteristics. Students break into groups and work together to classify the animals. Students fill out a graphic organizer with their...
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Primate Evolution

For Students 7th - 12th
In this primate evolution learning exercise, students will compare 3 characteristics that all primates share. Then students will compare the traits of current primates to early man by completing 5 short answer questions.
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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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Fossils And Migration Patterns in Early Hominids

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students plot the general distribution of major fossil hominid taxa on a small black and white world map using data provided. They infer a continent of origin and likely path of migration using a worksheet guide and small group discussion.
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Human Ancestry

For Students 9th - 12th
In this human ancestry activity, 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 activity has four short...
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International Institute of Archaeology an Anthropology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research early humans and their cultures. They conduct Internet research, discuss their findings with their group, evaluate the information provided by artifacts, and create a report to present to a simulated archaeology institute.