Class Notes (836,517)
Canada (509,851)
Anthropology (1,673)
ANT100Y1 (959)
Shawn Lehman (283)
Lecture 2

Lecture 2 - Evolutionary Anthropology (1) September 20th 2012.docx

2 Pages
116 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT100Y1
Professor
Shawn Lehman
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture Two: Evolutionary Anthropology (1) September 20 , 2012 Professor is Shawn Lehman.  Office AP404, Tuesdays 2:00 – 3:00 Can take photographs of slides (no flash)  PowerPoint’s will not be posted online. Historical development of biological science:  Diversity of Life  Fundamental biological concepts  it’s about geology, water, climate and life Watched the Symphony of Science  Application of modern evolutionary theory to study morphology, ecology, and behaviour of human and non-human primates. Primatology:  Studies wild animals  We (Homo Sapiens) have minor genetic differences from monkeys Paleoanthropology:  Study of fossils Human Variation:  Spatial and temporal differences in people  skin colour, eye colour, etc. Medical Anthropology:  How it influences health  Obese children vs. starving children, etc. Forensic Anthropology:  Skeletal remains; learn age, sex, stature, ancestry, etc. “Why is evolution influencing us?”  looking for evolutionary records of us (Stanley Gathered Few Trophies Racing Slow Rabbits)  Scientific Method 4 Problems limited development theory:  Lack of knowledge of age of earth  Religious concepts  Lack of scientific met
More Less

Related notes for ANT100Y1

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit