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Unformatted text preview: 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 Midterm review Chapters 1-6 Everything will be able to be done on the test Bring writing utensils Multitude of formats 2 Monday, March 22, 2010 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 Question: The feld oF biological anthropology concerned with studying the genetic similarities and diFFerences between populations is called ______________. 6 Monday, March 22, 2010 Question: The feld oF biological anthropology concerned with studying the genetic similarities and diFFerences between populations is called population genetics . 7 Monday, March 22, 2010 More questions Why is anthropology a science? What is the scientifc method? What is a scientifc theory? 8 Monday, March 22, 2010 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 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 Monday, March 22, 2010 More......
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