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Fossil Find Paper

For this assignment, imagine you are an evolutionary biologist/paleoanthropologist who has just uncovered a relatively complete fossilized hominid skeleton. You have determined that this is a new species and plan to publish your results in the peer-reviewed journal New Discoveries. You are also aware that new hominin species attract lots of public interest, so you […]

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Watch two videos featuring the performance of a twentieth century music composition. Your choices must be from the twentieth or twenty-first century classical tradition, such as solo, orchestral or chamber music performances, not pop, rock, or jazz. Please note that this assignment is not a 20th or 21st century performance of music from the Classical […]

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Choose one of these options for your initial post.  Forum Question: Define the different kinds of reciprocity that are discussed in the readings (it’s necessary to read both the required materials for this week as well as the Week 5 Lesson). Explain these using examples of each from your own life.  Forum Question: Identify a […]

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Choose one of these options for your initial post. Forum Question: Sex is a biological category (male, female) and gender is a more fluid category (woman, man, transgender).  Using the interactive PBS map about global concepts of gender to identify and then research another culture where there are third genders.  Why is gender diversity important? […]

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Purpose: The goal of this Assignment is to observe an ‘archaeological site’ as an anthropologist would. The student will analyze their observations in terms of themes from the subfield of archaeology such as how it helps frame our understanding of how we can learn more about the human past by studying and interpreting material culture. […]

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Anthropology was created in the 19th century to assist in the colonization of the world by the West. In the west there was an industrial revolution where because of technology, agriculture increased, creating increased populations that were no longer needed on the farm, they moved to the cities for industry and that is where sociology […]

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