Thursday, August 20, 2015

Walking with 'Lucy'

Video: Walking with Cavemen  Today we are going to learn more about 'Lucy,' one of our earliest human ancestors, whose scientific name is australopithecus afarensis. As we watch the beginning of the series Walking with Cavemen, you will take notes about what you learn about this early hominid (human-like) species using the document Walking with Cavemen (Part 1) - Study Guide which you can find in your Social Studies Google Classroom

Becoming Human - An Interactive Documentary Experience  If time permits you may spend more time learning about the origins of humankind by exploring the amazing website 'Becoming Human.' Click the link here and join fossil hunter and the discoverer of 'Lucy,' Donald Johanson, as he guides you through four millions years of human evolution.

Homework  Don't forget to complete and 'turn in' your Studying the Distant Past - Cognitive Content Dictionary by tomorrow, Friday, August 21 in order to receive full credit.