Using the von Sivers text, and the documentary Homo Sapiens: The Birth of Humanity
, to engage in the following discussion on the evolution of humans.
Identify three specific factors that helped to shape human evolution. What specific qualities help to make us “human?” What are hominids, and how did they differ from modern humans? When and where do modern humans emerge, and what were some characteristics of their lives?
Cite both the textbook and the film. The initial post should be at least 250 words in length. It is due Friday, January 27th. Two peer responses, 100 words or more each, are due by Sunday, January 29th by 11:59 pm.