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Last time. .. What characteristics defne primates? What are the primate evolutionary trends? What are these an adaptation For? How well do humans show the primate characteristics? 1 Midterm review Chapters 1-6 Everything will be able to be done on the test Bring writing utensils Multitude of formats 2 Introduction What is anthropology? What are the diFFerent felds oF anthropology? How is anthropology diFFerent From other social sciences? What is physical or biological anthropology? What are the diFFerent subfelds within biological anthropology? 3 Question: Which of the following is NOT something anthropologists usually study? a. language and its relationship to culture b. modern societies c. past societies d. modern primate societies e. dinosaurs 4 Question: Which of the following is NOT something anthropologists usually study? a. language and its relationship to culture b. modern societies c. past societies d. modern primate societies e. dinosaurs 5 Question: The Feld of biological anthropology concerned with studying the genetic similarities and differences between populations is called ______________. 6
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The feld oF biological anthropology concerned with studying the genetic similarities and diFFerences between populations is called population genetics. 7 More questions Why is anthropology a science? What is the scientifc method? What is a scientifc theory? 8 Questions From last class What makes a science a science? What is the scientifc method? What is a hypothesis? How is it tested? Does scientifc research prove things False or true? What is a theory, scientifcally? Does being a theory make evolution more or less believable? 9 Question: A scientifc theory is a. a guess about how the world works. b. a really good guess about how the world works. c. a hypothesis in need oF testing. d. a hypothesis that has been tested a couple oF times and might hold true. e. an idea that has been tested and retested and stood up to all tests - its as close to Fact as scientists get. 10 Question: A scientifc theory is a. a guess about how the world works. b. a really good guess about how the world works. c. a hypothesis in need oF testing. d. a hypothesis that has been tested a couple oF times and might hold true. e. an idea that has been tested and retested and stood up to all tests - its as close to Fact as scientists get. 11 More. .. What is the Great Chain oF Being? Why is it important? When did ideas about the world change From this? What impact did each oF the Following people have on evolutionary thought? What ideas are associated with them? Linnaeus
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