We found 21 reviewed resources for physical and biological anthropology
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
8th - 12th
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
Urban Ecosystems 2: Why are There Cities? A Historical Perspective
4th - 6th
Second in a series of five lessons, this lesson encourages preteens to consider cities as urban ecosystems. First, they keep a food diary for a few days. They visit the Natrional Agricultural Statistics Service website for current data...
Cardiac Arrest! Using Forensics to Investigate Cardiovascular Anatomy and Function
11th - 12th
Young scholars identify the different parts and functions of the cardiovascular system. In this forensics lesson, students collect and analyze evidence on a fictional crime. They describe different causes of cardiac arrest.