Welcome to Human Origins & Evolution!
As discoveries about human evolution become known, scientists are unlocking some wild facts about human evolution. For example, are hiccups leftover from when we were an aquatic species? In other words, who are we and how are we unique? Class discussions will revolve around technology, artificial intelligence, religion, and the genepool, while we examine anatomical, behavioral, and genetic similarities and differences among living primates, learn the basic mechanisms of the evolutionary process, and trace a pathway of human evolution as reconstructed from the fossil record. Students will build an understanding with debates, projects, hands-on and virtual lab investigations, and field trips