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Online Lessons for Teachers: Learning Evolution

LESSON 5: 

How Did Humans Evolve?

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Activity 1: Fossil Finding

Activity 1: Teacher Notes

Activity 2: A Tree Full of Ancestors

Activity 2: Teacher Notes

Additional Activities

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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:

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Human Biological Adaptability

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Early Hominid Evolution

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Early Human Evolution

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Evolution of Modern Humans

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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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