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All Posts Tagged With: "chimps"

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Experimenting with Experiments: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the Human Spark, in this video-enhanced lesson students learn how to design and critique experiments with living subjects. (Grades 5-8)

Jun 12th, 2010 | 1 comment

Experimenting with Experiments: Video Segments

These segments from Human Spark, highlight elements of designing and critiquing experiments with living subjects. They may be used on their own in the classroom or as part of the lesson plan, "Experimenting with Experiments."

May 8th, 2010 | 1 comment

Video Excerpt: Social Networks and the Spark

Alan Alda finds out how human social networks compare to those of chimps and watches babies pick cooperative puppets over those that won't play.

Jan 17th, 2010 | 6 comments

Hollywood Chimps – The Debate

Some chimp experts have concerns about how media portrayals could affect chimpanzee welfare in the United States and abroad.

Jan 13th, 2010 | 16 comments

Full Episode

Program Two: So Human, So Chimp: Video: Full Episode

Alan Alda explores how much humans and chimps have in common, and what sets us apart. Watch the full episode now.

Jan 12th, 2010 | 35 comments

Web-Exclusive Video: How to Groom Relationships

If you’re a chimp, making friends is straightforward – put in some time grooming your buddy and hopefully you’ll stay on his good side. Not so for humans.

Dec 18th, 2009 | 1 comment

In the News

In the News: Primate Planning

A chimp named Santino at a Swedish zoo seems to be forcing a more nuanced picture of what types of anticipation and planning our closest relatives are capable of.

Apr 7th, 2009 | 1 comment

In the News

In The News: Bonobos Are Not Hippie Chimps

In an article in the journal Current Biology researchers describe directly observing bonobos hunting not just small forest creatures but other primates as well.

Dec 2nd, 2008 | 2 comments

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