Chap. 3 Film Assignment
How many living species of animals are currently in existence on Earth now?
There are 2 million different species and we are still counting today. Some numbers include:
9,000 kinds of bird, 28,000 types o
Definitions Exam 1 1. Amerind - Indigenous peoples of the Americas 2. Capisocarcoma Whitby reading, discovered in butchers, 20th cent., tumor that slowly progresses but AIDS epidemic brought rise this tumor growing fast 3. Ecoli - intestinal parasite [hav
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Article [1/15]: A Worms View of Human Evolution Author: Shipman [Pat] Disease: a. Taenia tapeworm [plural = taenids] parasite b. Focus on tapeworms to uncover to facts about hominids [our human ancestors] i. Live in guts; must be ingested
Article: [1/22]: Genotypic characterization of Kaposis sarcoma associated herpesvirus in asymptomatic infected subjs and isolated populations a. Author: Whitby [Denise] b. Disease: i. KSHV: Kaposis sarcoma-associated herpesvirus [aka human herpesvirus
Anthropology A105: lecture notes 9.3.09 Evolution and Prehistory: The Human Challenge Anthropology the study of human species and our immediate ancestors looks at the bigger picture by adopting holoistic perspective on human societies examines social norm
Anthropology lecture notes 11.3.09 Biology and Evolution What is evolution? o Change in inherited traits of populations over successive generations
The four forces of Evolution o o o o Mutation + sexual reproduction Genetic drift Gene flow Natural selecti
Anthropology lecture notes 11.3.09 second part of class Genes Portions of molecules of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that contain information for making (coding for ) specific proteins Alleles alternate forms of a single gene Chromosomes long strands of DNA
A nthropology chapter 2 terms M ammal t he class of vertebrate animals distinguished by bodies covered w ith fur, self-regulating temperature, and in females milk-producing m ammary glands P r imate t he group of mammals that includes lemurs, lorises, tar
A nthropology chapter 4 terms P rehistory a conventional term used to refer to the period of t ime before t he appearance of writ ten records. Does not deny the existence of history, merely of writ ten history Ar tifact any object fashioned or altered by
Anthropology chapter 5 terms Macroevolution evolution above the species level Speciation the process of forming new species Isolating mechanism - a factor that separates breeding populations, thereby preventing gene flow, creating divergent subspecies, an
Anthropology chapter 7 terms to know Homo habilis handy man. The first fossil members of the genus Homo appearing 2.5 million years ago, with larger brains and smaller faces than australopithecines. Percussion method a technique of stone tool manufacture
Agar - Culture Blends p.13-30
1. Part 1 [p.15] 1. Understanding Language 1. Have to understand that differences in language go well beyond what you find in the grammar and the dictionary 2. Part 2 1. 3. Part 3 1. 4. Part 4 1. [p.16] [p.17] [p.18]
The Anthropological Approach Roger Keesing [9-7] 1. Subfields of Anthropology [p. 2] 1. Prehistoric archaeology/ prehistory 1. Concern is with theories of social process, not classical civilizations 2. Anthropological linguists 1. Mainly focuses on the un
Chap. 1 Film Assignment
Film Worksheet Questions
1. What happened to the mural that was on the wall in the science classroom of the Dover High
The mural that was on the wall of the science classroom was removed from the roo
Chapter 1 Vocab
Evolution - A change in the genetic structure of a population from one generation to the next.
The term is also frequently used to refer to the appearance of a new species.
Anthropology - addresses the entire scope of th
The question asked:
Why is the heterozygous genome for sickle cell so entrenched in malarial areas and what can be
done to end sickle cell anemia in populations today?
So what am I looking for in this answer?
The heterozygous genome is so entrenched in ma
Explain the scientific method and its significance
1. Devise an hypothesis, an provisional explanation of some phenomenon.
2. Test the hypothesis (devise an experiment) and try to prove the hypothesis false
Chap. 2 Film Assignment
1. Who is the man that sent the papers from Indonesia to Charles Darwin?
Alfred Russel Wallace
2. What does Darwin do when he reads the papers?
Darwin pukes and freaks out
3. Why does Darwin react that way?
Salamon Blackness in Transition: Decoding Racial Constructs through stories of Ethiopian Jews p.g. 3 -23 [9-14] 1. Introduction 1. Beta Israel, Jews in black Ethiopia became blacks in Jewish Israel 2. Ethiopian racial cosmology and hierarchies 1. Beta Isr
Smedley Race & the Construction of Human Identity 1. Key Terms 1. Race, identity, history, ethnicity, culture
2. Problems & Issues of Identity: Ethnicity & Race 1. Identity 1. Question of who am I may 1. May arise in industrial societies b/c we lack
Laura Bohannan Shakespeare in the Bush [9/2] 1. Page 1 1. Human nature same whole world over wants to prove by reading Shakespeare to the Tiv people in S Africa and if they understand it, it proves the authors point  2. Important people shouldnt ladle
Shultz Chapter 2 Culture
1. Introduction 1. Culture: sets of learned behavior and ideas that humans acquire as members of society. 1. Humans use culture to adapt to and transform the world in which we live 2. It is shared, as well as learned 3. Est
Moore Franz Boas: Culture in Context p. 42-51
1. Introduction 1. Franz Boas shaped the direction of 20th-century American anthropology 2. Contended that cultural traits 1st must be explained in terms of specific cultural context rather then by broa
Anthropology chapter 8 terms Levalloisian technique tool-making technique by which three or four long triangular flakes were detached from a specially prepared core. Developed by members of the genus Homo transitional form H.erectus to H.sapiens. Neandert
A nthropology chapter 10 terms Neolithic t he New Stone Age; prehistoric period beginning about 10,000 years ago in which peoples possessed stone-based technologies and depended on domesticated crops and/or animals Mesolithic t he Middle Stone Age period
Anthropology chapter 11 terms Civilization in anthropology, a type of society marked by the presence of cities, social classes, and the state. Bronze Age in the Old World, the period marked by the production of tools and ornaments of bronze; began about 5
Anthropology lecture notes april 7, 2009 The origins of culture
Acheulean Fire First evidence for controlled use of fire ever Swartkrans, S. Africa burnt bones dated to 1.3 mya Kao Poh Nam rock shelter in Thailand hearth c. 700 kya Achaulean tools more ef
A nthropology lecture 4.7.09 Pre-Modern Humans and the Paleolithic Period The first colonizer The earliest fossils found in Africa Starting with 1.8 mya H. erectus fossils start to appear outside of Africa
H. erectus cultural remains At fi rst continuatio
Anthropology lecture notes 13.4.09 Modern humans What happened to archaic? o o o After about 100,000 years ago modern humans start spreading from Africa By about 40,000 years ago modern humans inhabit most of the old world Last evidence for Neanderthals a
Anthropology lecture notes 13.4.09 The upper Paleolithic culture Upper Paleolithic technology 40,000 10,000 years ago Time of great technological innovation Toolkit diversity Material culture diversifies Regional styles
Lithic technology: Upper Paleolithi