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May 8th, 2010
Experimenting with Experiments
Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. The video segments can be adapted for any grade level. Stream the video segments from the players below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Experimenting with Experiments (Grades 5-8).

Monkey See, Monkey Take
A look at an experiment where monkeys take food from humans when the humans are not looking.

Humans vs. Chimps
A look at experiments which compare the abilities and reactions of human children and chimps.

Downloadable QuickTime versions of the video segments:
(Note: To download a video, right click on the video title and click “Save Link As…’ or “Save Target As…”. On a Mac, press the CTRL key and simultaneously click the mouse, then save the link.)

Monkey See, Monkey Take

A look at an experiment where monkeys take food from humans when the humans are not looking.

Humans vs. Chimps

A look at experiments which compare the abilities and reactions of human children and chimps.

  • brett

    this video is baligerant, this anthropologist is a modern day hero, laurie santos deserves a nobel prize. this experiment moved me to tears. thank you to everyone who contributed it is greatly appreciated by the anthro community

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