ANTA01H3 Study Guide - Final Guide: Walking With Cavemen, Homo Antecessor, Homo Rudolfensis

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-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
-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
-Homo habilis & Homo rudolfensis
-When? Where? What is unique about them (physically)?
-What archaeology (i.e. evidence of behaviour) is associated with them? 2 | P
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