Outside Links

Adobe Reader
     Adobe Reader is a pdf reader that is needed to view dowloadable pdf resources, such as Games and Activities.

What Does It Mean to be Human?
     The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History hosts a comprehensive website on the subject of 
     human origins and human evolution, including a discussion forum for teachers. 

Becoming Human
     The Institute of Human origins presents human evolution as an "interactive documentary experience."
     Through the Learning Center, users examine the relationships between human and non-human primates,
     as well a several other organisms.  the site discusses chromosomes, adaptations and the evolution of
     bipedalism.  the site also offers current news and debates in paleoanthropology.

     The PBS Evolution Project is a seven-part, 8 hour film series on the subject of evolution.  The website
     also offers curriculum and classroom activities for teachers.  

Understanding Evolution
     Sponsored by the University of California Museum of Paleontology, Understanding Evolution offers basic lessons
     and teaching materials free to the public. 

Intitute of Human Origins
      The Institute of Human Origins is a non-profit research organization affiliated with Arizona State
     University.  It presents a multidisciplary approach to the study of human evolution.

The Leakey Foundation
     The Leakey Foundation provides funding for human evolution and human origins research.

      A dynamic archive for the digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography (CT)
     of biological specimens, as produced by the University of Texas CT Facility in the Dept of Geology.

      PaleoCore is an initiative to develop data standards and digital infrastructure for paleoanthropology.

Journey of Mankind
      Developed by the Bradshaw Foundation, Journey of Mankind tracks the radiations of Homo sapiens
      over the last 150,000 years.