Fossils and Migration Patterns in Early Hominids
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Learners plot the locations where major fossils of hominids have been found to extrapolate possible migratory patterns.
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Students plot the general distribution of major fossil hominid taxa on a small black and white world map using data provided. They infer a continent of origin and likely path of migration using a worksheet guide and small group discussion.
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