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Alien From Earth

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Watch Online
Watch the entire program online after the broadcast date. (Quicktime or Windows Media required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Gigantism and Dwarfism on Islands
Find out what causes gigantism and dwarfism among species on oceanic islands such as Flores. (Grades 9-12)

Ask the Expert
Read expert Mike Morwood's answers to viewer's questions about Homo floresiensis. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Compare the Brains
View in this slide show the brains of several members of the hominid family and learn how experts believe the hobbit's brain measures up. (Flash-plug-in required.) (Grades 9-12)

Who's Who in Human Evolution
Learn in this clickable illustration where Homo floresiensis falls within the evolutionary history of the Homo genus, and find out more information (including the brain size and name origin) of other hominins like Australopithecus. (Flash-plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Alien From Earth
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