• 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 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.

Link Tools in the Stone Age
Since long ago, the survival of our ancestors has depended in part on technology. Even today, the shoes you put on and the car you drive are both built on previous discoveries. We can trace human technological developments way back to over three million years ago.
LInk to All About DNA
Life is complex and diverse but comes down to four little letters. The central code that makes all life on earth possible is found in a tiny molecule known as DNA.
How climate shaped human evolution image
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?