To collect qualitative data, you must interview at least three people who live or work in your neighborhood who are willing to express their opinions about the cultural/social/economic changes happened in your neighborhood during the last ten/fifteen/twenty years. You may interview just about anyone in the neighborhood about this topic (that is, how your neighborhood… Continue reading To collect qualitative data, you must interview at least three people who live o
The three articles below reveal the pros and cons of various aspects of new reproductive technologies. Choose at least one article to summarize. What were the benefits to the participants? What about the negative consequences? Finish by stating your opinion about the procedure. Would you be willing to participate (either egg/sperm donation or as a… Continue reading The three articles below reveal the pros and cons of various aspects of new repr
Instructions: Following the Essay Test formatting please write a complete essay answering the question. These essays should be well thought out, have a Works Cited page, and each essay needs the appropriate number of outside sources.
Describe three cranial features that differentiate the robust australopithecines from gracile australopithecines. What do these cranial features tell us about robust australopithecines’ diet? Based on your book and this week’s video “Discovery of Lucy,” what was the significance of Lucy’s discovery to paleoanthropology? How did the size of Lucy’s brain size challenge the idea of… Continue reading Describe three cranial features that differentiate the robust australopithecines
Altruism is one of the hallmarks of primate behavior. According to scientists, primates are more likely to perform altruistic acts if they benefit their close relatives, or kin. This is the premise behind the term “kin selection.” Please describe kin selection in primate societies in greater detail. Do you think humans operate the same way?… Continue reading Are you more likely to do something selfless for your family than for non-family?
instructions: Following the Essay Test formatting please write a complete essay answering the question. These essays should be well thought out, have a Works Cited page, and each essay needs the appropriate number of outside sources. Write a 3 page essay answering the following question. Use 3 sources.
In the second unit of the course, we learned that primates can help us to learn more about the evolution of our anatomy and behavior. In this unit, you learned from the comparative anatomy lecture that by comparing our ape cousins (Chimpanzees) to ourselves (Modern humans) we can continue to examine the evolution of our… Continue reading Why do you think so?
What were your overall impressions of Nina Jablonski’s talk about race and skin color? Did anything you learned about anthropological perspectives on race change your ideas about race? If you could ask one question or make one statement regarding race, what would it be?
Initial Response: This week you have learned about the process of evolution (biological evolution [adaptation] and bio-cultural evolution [adaptation]) and how they have shaped human phenotypic [physical] variation. So far we have discussed human adaptions independently of one another. In real life, of course, each person has numerous co-existing ancestral adaptations. Ignore what you know… Continue reading Body proportions is this a biological or bio-cultural adaptation?
Accessing the Map Download Map Here: World Map.pdf Instructions On the map locate (1-30) the oceans, continents, and regions listed below. Please place (digitally or by hand) the number of the item near where it is located on your map. Do not write out the names of the items on your maps. Save your file… Continue reading Please place (digitally or by hand) the number of the item near where it is located on your map.