Lab 3: Lithic Typology, Metric Analysis, and Flintknapping
Station 1 & 2: Debitage Analysis
From the results that were yielded from the debtriage analysis station, I was able to come
up with some conclusions about the variety in
Lab #4: Archaeology Near You
For this lab, I decided to choose an archaeological site farther east in Texas, due to the
fact that I assumed many students in my course would pick Southwest regions. This
archaeological site is ca
Garbage Data Analysis
The purpose of this garbage data analysis is to analyze the content of a previous students
garbage from their living space. From analyzing the content, I will be able to interpret the living
ANTH 315 Lab 2
Pottery Analysis Station 1
There were seven shards of pottery that my group and I were observing. The first pottery shard
appeared to be a bowl, due to the fact that there were paint inside, which would be difficult to do
November 30, 2016
Archaeology in the Popular Press
The representation of archaeological findings in popular media have regularly been
misinterpreted over the years. Ever since the launch of the Indiana Jones franchise in 1981
Letters to Article Editors
Archaeology in the Popular Press
Re: Couple Finds 2,000-Year-Old Archaeological Treasures Under Their House
I appreciate your coverage of the couple who came across
1. Craven argues that historical disparities continue to impact the efforts of midwives working today.
Give one example of that impact from chapter 3.
In the 1900s in the state of Virginia, there was a great reform to the midwife practice, especially amon
Michaela McBurrows ANTH 350 Postmodernism
Rosaldo Grief and a Headhunters Rage
Analysis: How does Rosaldo develop his deep understanding of headhunters rage?
Rosaldo was able to develop his understanding of the headhunters rage in two separate
Michaela McBurrows ANTH 315 Cactus Ruin
The research question my group and I decided was to determine what subsistence
patterns the early human inhibitors of the Cactus Ruin use. Our hypothesis was that there would
be a development of agriculture within t
The article baseball magic touches on some factors that baseball players have known to
have some sort of item or theory into what helps them perform better. It lists out routines, rituals,
fetishes, taboos and magic. I will cover some of their views as th
1. Do you use any rituals for your sport? If so when and how frequent?
We pray together before every tournament and after every practice. We huddle together and cheer
every practice and during every tournament too. We also call out the name of the players
Do you use any rituals for your sport? If so when and how frequent?
Do you believe that these rituals help you do well in your sport?
How do you think these rituals help your success?
At what stages of pe
Anthropology and Sports
The article, Baseball Magic, was very interesting because it discussed many of
the different rituals/superstitions athletes have while they participate in sports. I have
personally participated in spo
Anthropology 130G - 2nd in-class exam
1. Kanzi is a
Bonobo or pygmy chimpanzee
2. Nocturnal mouse lemurs in the spiny forest are unusual among primates because they
a. hibernate during the dry se
Anth 130 quiz 3
In Uganda sickle cell and normal hemoglobin allele frequencies are
nearly equal. This is called a:
A) Genetic Drift
B) Bottle neck
C) Recessive override
D) Balanced polymorphism
In Uganda sickle cell and normal hemoglobin
Quiz 2 ANT 130
The leading cause of death for a mother during pregnancy and childbirth is
A) overly small birth canal
If only one allele for a gene is expressed in the hybrid (heterozygotes
ANTHROPOLOGY 130G: HUMANS PLACE IN NATURE:
An Introduction to Biological Anthropology
1. What mechanisms lead to the appearance of new species? Illustrate your answer with
an example. (3 pts)Two mechanisms that lead to the appearance of a new species are
Quiz 1 ANT 130
Darwins theory of evolution by natural selection states that
A. all organisms vary in terms of their physical traits
B. the variation of those individual who have more surviving offspring will
become the most common var
Quiz 4 ANT 130
Which of the following is the Hardy Weinberg equation that predicts
genotypes frequencies from one generation to the next:
In this equation the phen
World Cultures, Section 01
QUESTIONS FOR THE ESSAY EXAM ON THE GEBUSI, CHAPTERS 1-6 ON MARCH 31
1. Who are the Gebusi? Describe the social and economic characteristics and the history of the Gebusi.
What is their concept of kogwayay a
Final/Third Exam Spring 2012
*note mya refers to millions of years ago; and kya to thousand years ago
Questions 1-4) From the list below, identify the geographic region in which the following Late
Miocene through Plio-Pl
Richard K.- Reed
To most industrialized peoples, the practice of slash-and-burn agriculture
seems wasteful. Horticulturalists use axes and machetes to fell forests, burn
the debris, and then plant in the ashes. Within a few short years, the fields
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he cluster of huts was situated on the southern edge of the El Barta Plain,
6,500 feet above sea level. The low, windowless huts maintained a com-
fortable temperature day
From Small-Scale Societies to States
Transition from small scale to complex societies
-Kottak Ch. 6: Political Systems
-Increasing social scale and complexity
-HG bands/Tribes/Big Man/ Chiefdom/State (Kottak)
What is a complex society?
Marriage and Family
Changing Family Types in America
-Nuclear Family-Married couple living together with their own children: ideal v. reality
-Blended Family: Single parent marries someone who has children- step siblings
-Expanded Family: family outside o
Marriage, Social Organization, Gender
-What factors are associated with gender equality/stratification?
-Critical Resources- who controls?
-Patrilineal inheritance+ patrilocal residence+ Polygyny (Three Ps)
-Women dont inherit in man
Quiz Two Weeks 6-8
Relative dating techniques? include methods like biostratigraphy (faunal correlation).
Burrows and footprints preserved in stone are examples of trace fossils. True
One thing ALL apes share in common is that? they do NOT have tails.
1. In science, a hypothesis that has been confirmed through numerous tests is known as? a theory.
2. If a hypothesis cannot be tested, it? It cannot be scientific
3. Fitness, in an evolutionary sense, refers to an individuals? reproductive success.
Evolution the transformation of species, descent with
Biblical explanation for the origin of species
According to Creationism, biological similarities and
differences originated at the time of Creation.
Characteristics of specie