Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate

Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
Taxonomy - Humans - A Unique Primate
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An 11-page reading and worksheet that covers two major topics: (1) primates and (2) hominids, which includes their general characteristics and key adaptations of six important hominid species as well as the two major theories of how Homo sapiens evolved.


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Page 1-7: Reading Exercise

Reading assignment that summarizes the following topics:

- Introduction to primates
- Key adaptations (flexible fingers and toes, binocular vision, well-developed cerebrum, parental care)
- Two major groups of primates (prosimians and anthropoids) and their characteristics
- Cladogram of primates
- Introduction to hominids
- Key adaptations (bipedalism, opposable thumb, enlarged brain)
- Evolution of hominids
- Sahelanthropus tchadensis
- Australopithecus
- Homo habilis
- Homo erectus
- Homo neanderthalensis
- Homo sapiens
- Hominid migration out of Africa
- Two models of evolution of Homo sapiens (multiregional, Out of Africa)
- Unanswered questions about human evolution


Pages 8-9: Review Exercises

Review exercises that cover the major concepts found in the reading section. Include short answer, summary charts, and concept application questions.

Pages 10-11: Answer Key

Answer key for all review exercises.


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