• The Brainy Branch

    Our species, Homo sapiens, are incredibly unique among the species on Earth today.

Ask An Anthropologist

Ask An Anthropologist is an educational resource for students, teachers, parents, and life-long learners. We encourage anyone interested in anthropology to make use of its content.

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LInk to When Did Our Brains Get Big?

Big brains are one of the features that make us human. Find out when during our evolution our brains got big and why this change occurred.

What animal fossils tell us about ancient ecosystems

It is possible to learn more about the environment where animals live by studying the animals themselves.

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Climate change has been a hot topic in discussions on the future of our global community. But looking into the past is also important. What do we know about how the climate and the environment affected our early ancestors?
Link to There's No "I" in Human

Teamwork isn’t just something you do playing sports. It’s also a very important part of what makes humans unique.