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Method and Practice in Biological Anthropology: Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Samantha M. Hens

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 28, 2008

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For courses in Biological Anthropology.

 

This workbook and laboratory manual has been designed to complement a wide variety of introductory level laboratory courses in biological anthropology. It provides optimum flexibility to suit most laboratory environments.

 

It is organized into four sections, to reflect the organization of the typical introductory biological anthropology course: genetics and evolution, the human skeleton, non human primates, and our fossil ancestors.

 

Table of Contents

 

Part 1: Genetics and Evolution

 

  1. The Scientific Method
  2. Cell Biology and DNA
  3. Principles of Inheritance
  4. Human Variation
  5. Hardy-Weinberg: Genetics of Populations

 

 

Part 2: The Human Skeleton

 

  1. Introduction to the Human Skeleton
  2. The Appendicular Skeleton
  3. The Axial Skeleton
  4. Human Variation and Forensic Anthropology

 

 

Part 3: The Non-Human Primates

 

  1. Primate Classification
  2. Comparative Primate Anatomy
  3. Primate Behavior

 

 

Part 4: Human Ancestors

 

  1. The Bipedal Adaptation and Our Earliest Ancestors
  2. The Rise of the Genus Homo
  3. Later Homo and Modern Human Origins

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$31.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-65630-1