Hominid Timeline

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Posted by: Ms. Shea in In Class

PART I: Map

  1. Cut out the map of Eurasia. Glue it to your big poster sheet of paper
  2. Create a key for your map. The key should represent each of the following hominids: Australopithecus Afarensis, Paranthropus Boisei, Homo Habilis, Homo Ergaster, Homo Erectus, Neanderthals, Homo Sapien
  3. Locate the regions where each hominid is found on the class map
  4. Color the map on your paper according to your key and label the location

PART II: Timeline

  1. Create a timeline on your big sheet of paper. Label the timeline for the period each of the following hominids existed. Be sure to include approximate dates on your timeline: Australopithecus, Paranthropus Boisei, Homo Habilis, Homo Ergaster, Homo Erectus, Neanderthals, Homo Sapien 
     
  2. You must now illustrate your timeline. For each of the following hominids, you must draw and label at least one characteristic that made the species unique in evolutionary history.

Your poster sheet will be graded based on whether or not your correctly include all of the above information. You will also be graded based on how neat your poster is and how much effort is displayed. All pictures should be colored. 

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