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Prehistory Web Quest - Quest for Man's Origins

Homo Erectus 
Home Up Introduction Task Rubric Conclusion

Who were they and where did they originate? Where did they go and why did they leave Africa?

http://encyclopedia.com/html/H/Homoerec.asp

http://geocities.com/palaeoanthropology/Herectus.html

http://stanford.edu/~harryg/protected/chp22.htm

http://alysion.org/life/Homo.htm

http://cas.bellarmine.edu/tietjen/Evolution/Time/
how_man_began_new_evidence_shows.htm
(last 17 paragraphs)

http://ecotao.com/holism/hu_ergaster.htm

What was their lifestyle? (how did they survive?)

http://ucs.mun.ca/~jerwin/Week6.html

http://stanford.edu/~harryg/protected/chp22.htm

http://indiana.edu/~origins/teach/A105/lectures/A105.97.L22-25.html

http://infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0824061.html

http://ecotao.com/holism/hu_habilis.htm

http://core.ecu.edu/anth/eastmanj/LowMidPaleo.htm

What do Homo and Erectus mean and why are they called this?

http://answers.com/topic/homo-erectus

When did they live?

http://wsu.edu:8001/vwsu/gened/learn-modules/top_longfor/timeline/erectus/erectus-a.html

How do we know they existed? (archaeological evidence) - Note especially Turkana Boy and Peking Man

http://modernhumanorigins.com/erectus.html

http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/cavemen/fossils/fossils_zoom3.html

http://mc.maricopa.edu/~reffland/anthropology/
anthro2003/origins/hominid_journey/turkana.html

http://northspringer.tripod.com/pekingsite/

What happened to Homo Erectus?

http://madsci.org/posts/archives/nov99/942782998.Ev.r.html

The following vocabulary words should be defined and used in your written paper where appropriate:

Adapt

Awl

Bifacial

Bola

Environment

Protrude

Recede

Temperate

Tundra

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