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ACTIVITY: Early Ancestors


This activity provides you with a chance to start thinking about the evolutionary process of our early ancestors.
Homo habilis


Download the Early Ancestors Image Sort Worksheet. Take a few minutes to figure out what order you think the images on the sheet should be in. Use your intuition, logic, and anything you’ve learned before to arrange the images in order, from our earliest ancestors to our own species, Homo sapiens. You’re not expected to have a lot of knowledge about this topic but do your best to try and figure it out.
After you’ve arranged the images, jot down everything you can that differentiates humans from our ancestors. Then, compare your answers to those on the answer key and see how you did!

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