Reflect on one of the following prompts – select only one (1) (150+ words)
A. Discuss the evidence that archaic Homo sapiens built temporary shelters and used fire.
B. Describe the injuries and pathologies evident in the Shanidar I skeleton. Summarize what, if anything, this tells us about Neandertal lifestyle and/or cultural behavior.
Part B. minimum of 100+ words – please cite any resources used.
The more detail about Part B, please see the PDF.
- Read this one-page information sheet about forensic facial reconstruction.
(links on the left to learn more) http://www.anthropology.si.edu/writteninbone/facial_reconstruction.html (Links to an external site.)
- Browse this list of websites that feature Neanderthal facial reconstructions by reputable and knowledgeable experts. (5 points)
http://peabody.yale.edu/exhibits/fossil-fragments/fossils/neanderthal-reconstruction (Links to an external site.)
(Links to an external site.)http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2008/09/17/neanderthal_woman_is_first_rep/ (Links to an external site.)
(Links to an external site.)http://arc-team-open-research.blogspot.com/2012/08/facial-reconstruction-of-neanderthal.html (Links to an external site.)
- Visit the following website and write a brief report on research that strikes you as interesting – it must be about Neanderthals. (15 points)
http://www.pnas.org/search?submit=yes&y=0&fulltext=Neanderthal&x=0&format=standard&hits=80&sortspec=relevance&submit=Go (Links to an external site.)