ANTA01H3 Study Guide - Final Guide: Homo Habilis, Homo Ergaster, Homo Antecessor

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Published on 10 Dec 2010
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UTSC
Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA01H3
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Study Guide for ANTA01 Final Exam
This is not an exhaustive review other material covered in lecture,
tutorial and in the textbook may appear on the exam, which is not
included here.
Final Exam is on Tuesday, 21 December 2010, from 9-11 am, in the GYM.
Make sure to turn up on time, as additional time will not be given. Also,
BRING YOUR STUDENT CARD.
Environment/Climate
-Three epochs: Pliocene, Pleistocene, Holocene
-Time range for each? What species associated with each?
-Understand generally how glacial/interglacial fluctuations work (also stadials and interstadials)
-Know what Oxygen Isotope Ratios can tell us about climate.
Homo Evolution
-Should know changing trends throughout Homo evolution (habilis to sapiens)
-Changes in body size
-Changes in body dimensions
-Changes in cranial capacities
-Changes in skull (cranium & teeth) that reflect changes in dietary adaptations.
-You should be able to group species in chronological order (oldest to youngest); also, group by cranial
capacity (smallest to largest). Think back to Hominid Anatomy tutorial and specific lecture content
(including Walking With Cavemen movie).
Early Homo
-Know what makes Early Homo different from Australopithecines/Paranthropines.
-Homo habilis & Homo rudolfensis
-When? Where? What is unique about them (physically)?
-What archaeology (i.e. evidence of behaviour) is associated with them?
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This is not an exhaustive review  other material covered in lecture, tutorial and in the textbook may appear on the exam, which is not included here. Final exam is on tuesday, 21 december 2010, from 9-11 am, in the gym. Make sure to turn up on time, as additional time will not be given. Understand generally how glacial/interglacial fluctuations work (also stadials and interstadials) Know what oxygen isotope ratios can tell us about climate. Should know changing trends throughout homo evolution (habilis to sapiens) Changes in skull (cranium & teeth) that reflect changes in dietary adaptations. You should be able to group species in chronological order (oldest to youngest); also, group by cranial capacity (smallest to largest). Think back to hominid anatomy tutorial and specific lecture content (including walking with cavemen movie). Know what makes early homo different from australopithecines/paranthropines. What archaeology (i. e. evidence of behaviour) is associated with them? www. notesolution. com.