Anthropology, Evolution, & the Origins of Humans

Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(241)
An introduction to evolution and natural selection with a focus on early humans and pre-history!

Class Experience

US Grade 5 - 8
By the end of the course, students will understand evolution and the theories surrounding how it takes place, and be able to explain it with practical examples using Homo sapiens (modern human beings) and their direct and indirect ancestors.
Biological anthropology and evolutionary biology were major components of my Master's degree in Bioarchaeology from Tulane University. In fact, my Human Evolution professor was part of the team that recently discovered one of the "newest" human ancestors in Africa, Homo naledi! I'm passionate about the subject and fascinated by the stunning (and often weird!) life forms that result from natural selection and adaptation.
Supplemental materials, such as links to scientific articles, documentaries and educational videos, or other reputable sources will be posted after each class!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(241)
Hi everyone! My name is Susan, and I have a BA in Cultural Anthropology and an MA in Bioarchaeology, as well as a BFA in Theatre Performance from Tulane University in beautiful New Orleans, LA. I love anything related to the humanities and the... 
Group Class


weekly or $70 for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
40 min

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(51)
Completed by 275 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 10-14
2-14 learners per class

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