Lab 10: Limb proportions and locomotion
What might limb proportions tell you about primate locomotion?
Bipedal (walks on two legs): Longer hind limbs
Quadrupedal (walks on four legs): Fore- and hind limbs comparable
Subtypes: Arboreal and
Anthropology 012 Exam 3 Study Guide
Principles of paleontology
1. What are fossils? What types of info can they preserve?
a. Remains or impression of organism in petrified form or as a cast in rock
b. How long life has existed, how they were related to ot
Anthropology 021 Exam 4 Final Study Guide
Our Origins Text Chapters 10(part) - 12
Lectures from Nov 18 Dec 11
Labs 11 14
Life Styles of Australopithecus
1. What is an evolutionary scenario? Which scenarios have been proposed to explain the initial
Anthropology 021 Exam #2 Study Guide
Human variation and adaptation
What is the race concept? Is it useful for understanding human biological variation? Who was
Franz Boas and how did his work impact the race concept?
o Folk taxonomyclassification based o
What are the major subfields of anthropology? What and who do they study?
Cultural: present day societies in non-western settings
Archaeology: past human societies
Linguistic: construction of language in humans
Physical/biological: all a
Lab 11 Worksheet: Early Hominids
Generally, early hominids fossils are found in two areas of Africa, _ and
East African species include:
South African species include:
List some general australopithecine traits:
The two most famous australopithecine sp