Midterm Review for Anth200

Midterm Review for Anth200 - Pliocene Pleistocene Hominid...

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Anthropology 200 Spring 2008 – Midterm #2 Study Guide NOTE: This guide is not comprehensive. Questions on the exam may come from readings, videos, the skeletal lab, and from anything covered in lecture. Readings Apes of the Impenetrable Forest by Dr. Stanford Through A Window by Goodall Annual Editions Physical Anthropology reader (15, 16, 22, 24, 26) Stanford et al. text (Ch 9, 10, 11, 12, 13) Film New Chimpanzees The Great Apes Continued Similarities and differences between the Great Apes in behavior and ecology. Great Ape study sites (location, researchers, species, and what the site is predominately known for) Dr. Stanford’s work on chimpanzee hunting and his study at Bwindi on sympatric chimps and gorillas. Primate Evolution and Geologic Time Periods Know the dates, climate patterns, the associated animal groups, and representative species or genera Paleocene Eocene Oligocene Miocene
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Unformatted text preview: Pliocene Pleistocene Hominid Species (Be familiar with their associated dates, basic distinguishing features, geographic locations, and the researchers who found the fossils. Sahelanthropus tchadensis Orrorin tugenensis Ardipithecus ramidus/ kadabba Australopithecus anamensis Australopithecus afarensis Kenyanthropus platyops Australopithecus garhi Australopithecus africanus Australopithecus (Paranthropus) robustus Australopithecus (Paranthropus) boisei Australopithecus (Paranthropus) aethiopicus Homo habilis/rudolfensis Homo erectus Other Topics in Evolution The evolution of bipedalism Anatomical differences between apes and humans (e.g. pelvis, knee joints, feet, hands, spine, cranial anatomy) Anatomical changes associated with bipedalism How New World Monkeys got to the New World Taphonomy Relative Dating Techniques Absolute Dating Techniques...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2009 for the course ANTH 200Lg taught by Professor Yamashita during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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