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36 resources with the keyterm Anthropology

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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 3 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 5 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five of the 13-part series begins with a refutable argument stating that genetically, the ancient people of Australia were populated by the first African ancestors. Spencer Wells travels to India to find the link that bridges...
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Agricultural Societies: From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy The Evolution of Government and Religion

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Find out what every anthropologist already knows by reading the book, Guns, Germs & Steel. This presentation is to accompany a reading of chapter 14 from the book, it helps define basic concepts and terms related to the effect of...
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For Teachers K - 4th
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...
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Digging for Humanity's Origins

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
"Is this a good evolutionary adaptation, or is it going to lead us to being the shortest lived hominid species on planet earth?" Listen as Kenyan paleontologist Louise Leakey discusses our evolution from common ancestry and her work in...
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Witchcraft & Sorcery

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Give learners a chance to understand the practices and beliefs associated with witchcraft through an anthropological lens. Like any other belief system, witchcraft stems from specific sociological needs. This practice is well-defined in...
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Native American Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is a lot to this Native American exploration plan, delve into it! A WebQuest focuses research with 3 expeditions (printable if resources dictate). Scholars keep track of findings on a KWL chart (consider a more note-taking specific...
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Social Studies Wonders: An Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Help middle schoolers conduct Internet research and develop a working definition for the discipline of social studies. From a list of websites, they develop classification skills and differentiate between primary and secondary sources....
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Break the Code: Anthropology Terms

For Students 5th - 7th
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...
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Mayan Farming Practices

For Teachers 4th - 9th
The introduction of this lesson plan requires reading a from The Maya by Jaqueline Dembar Greene. Learners sketch a Mayan during the reading. Teaching strategies include direct instruction, grouping the students for discussions,...
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What is culture?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
What is culture? Define culture, artifacts, subcultures, and multiculturalism with your class. This presentation provides a definition, example, and image of each facet of culture. 
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Descendants on Ice

For Students 6th - 9th
In this animal worksheet, students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast a prehistoric creature with an animal living today.
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Exploring Human History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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Writing Exercise: The Neolithic Revolution

For Students 7th - 10th
Provide a format for your historians to explore the Neolithic Revolution using this writing exercise. Three display questions prompt scholars to reflect on how the revolution was a turning point in human history, its impact on gender...
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Prehistory: Our Ancestors Emerge

For Students 8th - 12th
For this prehsitory worksheet, students read a 3-page article about antropological finds and then respond to 2 short answer questions based on the article.
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The Short Answer

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the discovery of the Flores man. In this anthropology lesson, students discover details about the Flores man and the work of anthropologists. Learners are challenged to create their own stories that explain Flores man.
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Archaeological Study

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the difference between archaeology and anthropology while studying the evolution of different products. In this archaeology and anthropology instructional activity, students trace the progression of a certain tool or...
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Introduction of Archaeology Concepts

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the major concepts of archeology. For this archeology lesson, students listen to and discuss lectures on excavation, prehistory/history, and archaeological processes.
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Ethical Dilemmas

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students analyze anthropological case studies. In this specific Ethical Dilemmas lesson, students make ethical judgments based on the case study analysis. Students work cooperatively in small groups to reach their conclusions.
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Human Origins in Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world anthropology activity, students describe physical traits and achievements of 5 hominid species and compare the Old Stone Age to the New Stone Age. In addition, students explain the work of anthropologists, archaeologists,...
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Artifact Activity

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Richard Smallbroke and Richard Small worksheet, students respond to 5 fill in the blank questions correctly sorting and labeling the objects that belong to a rich gentleman and those that belong to a poor man.
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Sir Ralph and Lady Elizabeth Verney, 1547

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Brass Rubbing worksheet, students read a lengthy passage about the Kings and Queens of England 1154-1603 and complete a 2 question quiz.
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Who Owns The Past?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners 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...
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Uncovering the Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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...