There are five questions, one from each chapter. Each question is worth 12 points. Make sure you answer the questions thoroughly. To earn full credit, the information in each answer must be accurate and critically thought. You will not get credit for answers that are directly taken from the text or any other source unless they are properly cited AND include your own analysis. Every question has more questions in it, all questions have to be answered in complete full sentences. There are going to be extra credit points that will also have to be answered. You are only allowed to use the powerpoints i give to you along with the book pages and please cite them!
1.) What did the Oldowan Tool do for early hominids? How do scientists know these stones were actually tools? What is significant about a long infancy and childhood for hominids? Is language uniquely human or is it part of the continuum of becoming human?
2.) Why did leaving Africa have to occur after early hominids had tool-making skills and could reliably add meat to their diets rather than before? What role did fire play in human migration? Why is a mother-child bond so critical to hominids? What occurred during the Lower Paleolithic that separates it from the Upper Paleolithic period?
3.) What can we learn about the Upper Paleolithic from a study of its art? What makes Neanderthals unique in the evolution of modern man? Why are there no Neanderthals left today? Why is there so little consensus about the emergence of modern man? What evidence signaled the end of the Upper Paleolithic?
4.) What does human behavior have to do with the spread of disease? What is the relationship between length of gestation, time spent in infancy and childhood, and the increased life span (particularly for reproductive women) of human primates compared to that of nonhuman primates? What is the connection between the abundance of food generated by industrialized agriculture and the ongoing issues of nutritional deficiencies and famine?
5.) What is a biological profile and how is it helpful to a forensic anthropologist? What can be learned from completing an individual’s biological profile? How is ancestry more useful to a scientist than race?
1)Which field within sociology is the research arm of criminal justice? a) organizational sociology, b) marketing, or c) criminology. 2) Students who major in Anthropology or Sociology have very few career options other than teaching in college? True or False. 3) Did this presentation increase your enthusiasm or interest in the social science you are studying this semester? Please explain why or why not. 4) What are two areas of work, besides education ( like teaching ), in which a degree in Sociology will be useful? 5) What are the three anthropological perspectives identified in the PowerPoint?
I cannot stress enough that every question has to be answered with full critical thought and full complete sentences! Please and Thank You. Let me know if anything is confusing at all !