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Early Man

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Chronometric Revolution - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Saman Khan
This is a discussion of the relatively recent changes in our ability as a species to shine light on our deep past. (09:53)
June 7, 2012 at 09:17 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Nina Jablonski Breaks the Illusion of Skin Color
From youtube.com, produced by TedTalks
Nina Jablonski says that differing skin colors are simply our bodies' adaptation to varied climates and levels of UV exposure. Charles Darwin disagreed with this theory, but she explains, that's because he did not have access to NASA. (15:58)
February 28, 2016 at 01:30 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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The Two People We're All Related To
From YouTube, produced by PBS Eons
Due to an odd quirk of genetics and some unique evolutionary circumstances, two humans who lived at different times in the distant past managed to pass on a very small fraction of their genomes to you. And to me. To all of us. (09:31)
January 6, 2020 at 04:01 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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When We Took Over the World
From YouTube, produced by PBS Eons
From our deepest origins in Africa all the way to the Americas, by looking at the fossils and archaeological materials we have been able to trace the path our ancestors took during the short window of time when we took over the world. (12:42)
January 5, 2020 at 11:35 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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The Neanderthals That Taught Us About Humanity
From YouTube, produced by PBS Eons
Throughout the first half of the 20th century, Neanderthals were thought to have been…primitive. Unintelligent, hunched-over cavemen, for lack of a better word. But, the discoveries made in that Iraqi cave provided some of the earliest clues that Nea... [more]
January 17, 2020 at 05:47 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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The Evolution of Human Skin Pigmentation
From youtube.com, produced by University of California Television (UCTV)
Nina Jablonski looks at the evolution of human pigmentation. It was noted by Darwin and others that humans who lived closer to the equator had darker skins. Is this a functional adaptation to sun exposure, or is there something more at play here? Ser... [more]
February 28, 2016 at 01:16 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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What Happened Before History? Human Origins
From YouTube, produced by Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Humans. We have been around for a while now. When we think about our past we think about ancient civilizations, the pyramids, stuff like that. But this is only a tiny, tiny part of our history. (10:05)
December 7, 2018 at 03:59 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Stories from the Stone Age - 11 of 15
From YouTube
This ten-minute video shows the continuing problem early people had finding wood and how poor environmental practices resulted in a reduction in life. The video also explains how they learned more advanced agriculture techniques to survive. (09:57)
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February 20, 2012 at 10:12 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
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Human Prehistory 101: Epilogue
From YouTube, produced by 23andme and Khan Academy
Final video in a series that introduces human prehistory, this video describes how when people started crossing oceans, genetic and cultural differences between people from different continents began fading. (02:46)
April 21, 2012 at 07:45 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Stories from the Stone Age - 6 of 15
From YouTube
This ten-minute video provides how scientists believe early man lived and how they confronted a new group of people. Excellent video that shows the importance of dogs and the impact of the ice age and domesticated farm animals. (09:56)
Found by freealan in Early Man
February 20, 2012 at 09:54 PM
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