Unit 2: Week 4

Week 4: UNIT 2, section 4:  Figuring out the family tree (Week of July 23)

  1. VIDEO LECTURE: Hominid Origins [download]
  2. Read chapter 8
  3. Primate Locomotion and the Evolution of Bipedalism- Read the PBS interview with Dr. Liza Shapiro (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/07/3/l_073_08.html).
  4. Fossils- Explore the Smithsonian Institute’s “Human Fossils” online exhibit (http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-fossils) and complete worksheet (Unit 2>section 4>section 4 worksheet).
  5. VIDEO: Becoming Human Part 1 [download]
  6. Complete section 4 quiz.
  7. Complete and submit Unit 2 writing assignment. See Unit Guide for topic.


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