Word of the Day the Leakeys/ Donald Johanson/Jane Goodall

jane goodall

Word(s) of the Day  Directions Copy the WOD in your penzu journal.  For the Class Starter Question either COPY the questions or write your answers in a complete sentence. 

Louis and Mary Leakey: anthropologists who in 1959 the discovered the skeleton of a hominid (humanlike creature that walked upright) that was 1.8 million years old

Donald Johanson: In 1974 his team found a new skeleton.  She was nicknamed “Lucy” and it is believed that she was the common ancestor for early humans.  Scientists call this type of hominid Australopithecus.

Jane Goodall; in 1960, encouraged by Louis Leakey went to the Gombe reserve in Tanzania (Africa) to study chimpanzees in the wild.

-“Lucy” -Discovered by Donald Johansson & team in 1974. -“Most complete skeleton of an adult hominid. -BUT . . . . .

-“Lucy”
-Discovered by Donald Johansson & team in 1974.
-“Most complete skeleton of an adult hominid.
-BUT . . . . . Questions

CLASS STARTER COPY 1-3

  1. How old is Lucy?
  2. Why was Lucy such a big deal?

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3.  Why is Ardie so important to  archaeologists?

Fossils of Early Humans

Fossils of Early Humans

Homo habilis

Homo habilis
“Man with Ability”
2.5-1.5 Million BCE
First to make tools

Homo Erectus Man who walks upright 1.6 Million to 30,000 BCE 1st thought to migrate 1st to create fire

Homo Erectus
Man who walks upright
1.6 Million to 30,000 BCE
1st thought to migrate
1st to create fire

Homo Sapiens

Homo Sapiens
“Man who thinks’
Two Types
-Neanderthal
200, 000 – 30,000 BCE
-Cro-Magnon
40,000 – 8,000 BCE

Pech Merle is one of a few prehistoric cave painting sites in France still open to the public. Lifelike images of a woolly mammoth, spotted horses, bison, reindeer, handprints, and some human figures are painted on the walls.

Pech Merle is one of a few prehistoric cave painting sites in France still open to the public. Lifelike images of a woolly mammoth, spotted horses, bison, reindeer, handprints, and some human figures are painted on the walls.

Human Origins2013.ppt

Class Starter  Read about Jane Goodall on page 36 in the blue Psychology book under your desk.

1.  What did Jane Goodall especially like about naturalistic observation?

2.  What behaviors previously thought to be only human did Goodall observe?

Today’s Agenda

  1. Word of the Day & Class Starter
  2. View National Geographic video “Jane Goodall Among the Wild Chimpanzees”.  Answer questions on the viewing guide
  3. Tomorrow Ch. 1 vocabulary & Powerpoint.

About victoriaruss

I teach World History, Civics, AP Psychology, and AP Government at West Bladen High School.
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