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Online Lessons for Teachers: Learning Evolution


How Did Humans Evolve?

Back to LESSON 5

Activity 1: Fossil Finding

Activity 1: Teacher Notes

Activity 2: A Tree Full of Ancestors

Activity 2: Teacher Notes

Additional Activities


Anthropology Tutorials
For more information about the evolution of humans, visit the tutorials hosted by the Behavorial Sciences Department of Palomar College. The tutorials include pictures, graphs, practice quizzes, and Web expeditions. Any of the following four tutorials would be good extensions for Lesson 5:


Human Biological Adaptability


Early Hominid Evolution


Early Human Evolution


Evolution of Modern Humans


Is Intelligent Life Inevitable?
Participate in an interactive poll about the inevitability of the evolution of intelligent life. As you proceed through the questions and learn more about the development of human intelligence, you may wish to change your answer.

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