MMW 1 Midterm 1 Study Guide

MMW 1 Midterm 1 Study Guide - MMW 1 Context dating Volcanic...

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MMW 1 Context dating – Volcanic bracketing – Radiometric Dating – Electron Spin Resonance - Splitters - Lumpers - Paleoanthropology - Paleontology - Java man - Lucy - Taung Child - Upper Paleolithic – 40-10 kya and is the late stone age 55-45 kya – H. sapiens spread from Africa to Europe and Asia 100-11 kya – H. floresiensis 130– 26 kya – H. neanderthalensis 200 kya to present – first H. sapiens 600-100 kya – H. heidelbergenesis 1.8 mya-300 kya - H. erectus 1.8-1.4 mya – H. ergaster 2.3-1.6 mya – H. habilis 2-3 mya – genus Homo appears 2.6 mya – chipped stone in Northeast Africa 2.7-2.3 mya – Australopithecus garhi 3.5 mya – laetoli footprints found near Lucy’s location (Tanzania) 3.5-2.5 mya – Australopithecus africanus 3-4 mya – Australopithecus afarensis (Lucy) 5-7 mya chimpanzees and bonobos split from hominids 6-7 mya - common ancestor between chimps and humans 6-7 mya – Sahelanthropus tchadensis 7-9 mya gorillas split from other apes and became much larger 18 mya gibbons split from other apes 25 mya – apes split from other primates 4.5 bya – earth created African rift valley is a fault that is ripping continent in half Lucy 40% complete skeleton 3.2 mil years old her species is Australopithecus afarensis (southern ape/ Afar region)
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