Anthropology 1: Uncovering Human Mysteries
What makes us human? Is it our ability to use language? Is it our abstract thinking skills or our use of tools and technology? In Anthropology 1: Uncovering Human Mysteries you will trace the history of homo sapiens and explore our evolutionary trail. This course offers an anthropologic lens to observe our movement from cave dweller to modern human. It sheds light on how we forged our way and developed all of the things that make us human, such as our cultures, languages, and religions. We, as humans in the 21st century, are highly intelligent, innovative people with astounding technological ability—how did we get this way?Trace the evolution and development of humans throughout history.
Examine cultural practices from around the globe.
Explore the relationships between people and their environments.
Investigate how materials, culture, food, and religion influence our lives.
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