Becoming Human

Becoming Human

DVD - 2008
Rate this:
Humans are first a biological species, Homo sapiens, but they are unique among all species in their capacity for cultural adaptations. This lesson first compares humans to modern primates, especially the great apes, in terms of biology, genetics, and behaviors. Next, it surveys the evolution of the line of pre-human ancestors from the first bipedal species that emerged about six million years ago up to anatomically modern humans and their increasingly sophisticated cultural innovations. Finally, the concept of race is discussed as a social construct that has no biological validity.
Publisher: [Fountain Valley, CA.] : Coast Learning Systems ; [New Westminster, BC] : Classroom Video : Distribution Access [distributors], c2008
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (27 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD)

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at WPL.

Try searching for Becoming Human to see if WPL owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top