Anthropology Teacher Resources
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Students analyze anthropological case studies. In this specific Ethical Dilemmas activity, students make ethical judgments based on the case study analysis. Students work cooperatively in small groups to reach their conclusions.
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 20 Views 18 Downloads
Exploring Human History
Students study the four main subdivisions of anthropology and how they overlap. They explore the careers of several contemporary anthropologists and their fieldwork, comparing the methods and applications of their work.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 37 Downloads
Anthropology and Sociology
Students examine the combined subjects of anthropology and sociology and explain how the disciplines would study the same issue. On poster board, they locate or draw pictures related to the two subjects. Once this is completed, students write summaries comparing and contrasting anthropology and sociology.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 25 Downloads
Young scholars examine the nature of culture, and compare/contrast various cultures and their artifacts and ceremonies. They develop a class list of artifacts, complete a worksheet, and create a poster or diorama describing an object that is important to them.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 47 Downloads
Students analyze the difference between archaeology and anthropology while studying the evolution of different products. In this archaeology and anthropology lesson, students trace the progression of a certain tool or product and come up with ways to improve the product.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Uncovering the Past and Present
Learners are introduced to the topics of archaeology and anthropology. In groups, they examine the methods they use to gather information about the history of certain groups. They analyze artifacts to draw conclusions about the various culture groups.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 35 Downloads
Who Owns The Past?
Pupils research the validity and legality of ownership. Through the use of primary sources, web based and print media research, students become familiar with and evaluate the varying viewpoints regarding the archaeological/anthropological discoveries of scientists as well as the agencies and policies involved when conflicts erupt.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The Short Answer
Students examine the discovery of the Flores man. In this anthropology lesson, students discover details about the Flores man and the work of anthropologists. Students are challenged to create their own stories that explain Flores man.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Break the Code: Anthropology Terms
Spice up your study of basic anthropology terms using this decoding worksheet. Using a provided code, learners answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions. Because the code is very simple, more advanced pupils may enjoy the challenge of figuring it out without the code provided.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads
Humor and Anthropology/Ethnic Humor
By posing controversial questions about racially charged words and jokes, this presentation explores the function and use of ethnic humor. Sure to inspire debates and discussions in your sociology or anthropology class, the slideshow comes to a fascinating conclusion that will have your students talking long after the lecture.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
WOMEN IN ANTHROPOLOGY
Twelfth graders explore women (or men if they are underrepresented) who are leaders and achievers in the particular core content curriculum area. In this Anthropology lesson, 12th graders study the women who have distinguished themselves and made significant contributions within the field of anthropology.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Cultural Anthropology Study Using the Fundamentals of Geography and GPS
Students, in groups, operate the GPS unit, plotting each head stone with accompanying description. Two other students to log in data that corresponds to the given points. One student to note general observations
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 3 of 13
Part three of the 13-part series focuses on new advancements and environmental adaptations that allowed our ancient ancestors to survive and spread throughout the globe. Hunting, tool making, and linguistic innovations are viewed through biological, sociological, and anthropological lenses.
9 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest lactose.
8th - 12th Science 10 Views 8 Downloads
Explore caves with your class! Your scholars will participate in scientific observation, research, inference and deduction, reading, vocabulary, and writing activities about caves with this lesson plan. This resource contains five reading sections and after each one, learners participate in follow-up activities designed to reinforce the knowledge they gained from the reading.
K - 4th Language Arts 18 Views 583 Downloads