Archaic homo and modern homo sapiens

1. Discuss why Archaic Homo sapiens do not fit within the “caveman” stereotype.

2. What was the role of climate and region in terms of the physical and cultural variability of Archaic Homo sapiens? Pick one group of Archaic Homo sapiens to illustrate your point(s).

3. Discuss the skeletal traits that define modern Homo sapiens. How does regional variability play a role in defining the skeletal traits of modern Homo sapiens?

Chapter 11 Reading:

Chapter-11.pdf

Chapter 11 PowerPoint:

Chapter 11 slides.pptx

Chapter 12 Reading:

Chapter 12.pdf

Chapter 12 PowerPoint:

Chapter 12 slides.pptx

Extra Resources:

Hominin Fossils 3D models: https://3d.si.edu/collections/hominin-fossils

Stone Tool Technology Video: https://youtu.be/L87Wdt044b0

The Origin of Us Video (Human Evolution/ Stone Tool usage): https://youtu.be/7btmAMpRLJE

Experimental Archaeology: https://youtu.be/bujAyJNwwLQ

Flint Knapping/ Levallois Technology: https://youtu.be/tA91YHaNTpc

What does it mean to be human website: https://humanorigins.si.edu/human-characteristics (Links to an external site.)

Interactive Human Skeleton Website: https://www.getbodysmart.com/skeletal-system (Links to an external site.)

Skeletal System Video:https://youtu.be/rDGqkMHPDqE (Links to an external site.)

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