Evolutionary Biology

Introduction to Paleoanthropology: Bones, Stones, and Tools

by David Warmflash, MD, Nathan H Lents, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

What does it mean to be human?

(Smithsonian Institute)

Paleoanthropology research

(Univ. of California, Davis)

History of paleoanthropology video

(Washington Univ. in St. Louis)


The Descent of Man

Charles Darwin (1871)

News & Events

Lucy died after falling from tall tree, anthropologists say


Why certain skeletons become celebrities

(Wall Street Journal)

Homo naledi: new species of ancient human discovered, claim scientists

(The Guardian)


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Riddle of the bones


Human lineage through time

(Becoming Human)

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education