Ashford ANT 202 Week 1 Discussion 1 Bipedalism
Bipedalism. 1st Post Due by Day 3. We know from the fossil evidence that bipedalism evolved before larger brains and other characteristics seen in modern humans. Scientists have come up with...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 1 Laboratory Natural Selection
Natural Selection. Due by Day 7. When accessing the lab materials, be sure continue to add notes in your Weekly Study Field Notes document for the week, adding any important information you...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 1 Quiz Answers
Archaeologists have as their focus:
the biological history of the human species
the material remains of human behavior
Ashford ANT 202 Week 2 Discussion 1 Modern Human Origin
Modern Human Origin. 1st Post Due by Day 3. Starting shortly after 2 million years ago, the genus Homo, our genus, makes its appearance, initially on the African continent, but Homo...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 2 Laboratory Skeletal Comparison: Part 1
1. Explain two major differences between humans and Gorillas as seen on their skulls in the space below.
2. Explain, in terms of adaptive change, why those...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 2 Quiz Answers
Premodern Homo sapiens shows up in the fossil record about how long ago:
1 million years ago
400,000 years ago
250,000 years ago
Ashford ANT 202 Week 3 Laboratory Skeletal Comparison: Part 2
1. Describe two main differences between the skull features of Homo erectus and the earlier Australopithecine species in the space below.
Ashford ANT 202 Week 3 Quiz Answers
The sites of Ksar Akil and Boker Tachtit are significant:
in showing the development of a specialized blade tool technology more than 40,000 years ago
Ashford ANT 202 Week 4 Laboratory The Dating Game
For this lab, you will choose one of the following archaeological scenarios for analysis. Once you have chosen one of the scenarios, you will review the descriptions of the archaeological...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 4 Quiz Answers
In Australia, the cultural diversity that characterized much of the rest of the world in the post-Pleistocene is most clearly reflected in:
a broad array of different art...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 5 Final Paper Anthropological Description of the Neolithic Revolution
Anthropological Description of the Neolithic Revolution. Due by Day 7. For the Final Paper, you will choose one civilization from the resource...
Ashford ANT 202 Week 5 Laboratory Garbology
During your archaeological research in the once thriving Southern California area of North America, you find the remains of a 21st century building that was once known as a “tract house.”...
Ashford ANT 234 Week 1 Discussion 1 Relativism, An Overall Fallacy
Ashford ANT 234 Week 1 Discussion 2
Relativism, An Overall Fallacy
Ashford ANT 234 Week 2 Discussion 2 Peer Collaboration
Peer Collaboration. 1st Post Due by Day 3. This week, you will gather information on the economic organization of your two chosen cultures. The list of cultures, including resources,...
Ashford ANT 234 Week 3 Discussion 1 Language and Culture
Language and Culture. 1st Post Due by Day 3. Language is a symbolic mode of communication that pervades human culture and human thought. From the Saphir-Whorp hypothesis that...
Ashford ANT 234 Week 3 Discussion 2 Culture
Ashford ANT 234 Week 4 Discussion 2 Cultural Hierarchies
The structure of power within the Inuit society is complex, as the Inuit are traditionalists, and because of such, the tribe elders are crucially-important, since they are considered by...
Ashford ANT 234 Week 5 Discussion 1 War and Peace
War and Peace. 1st Post Due by Day 3. The origin and source of human violence is a central topic for anthropologists. Cross-cultural studies show evidence of both peaceful and violent...
Ashford ANT 234 Week 5 Discussion 2