Section 4: Variation and Genetic Drift early Homo species
Questions to consider:
Discuss the morphologic variation that exists among Homo ergaster and Homo erectus in Africa and regions of Asia. How did this come about? What are the traits of variation, that is how is it exemplified in these species? Use terms from lecture and text for maximum points.
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Discuss the evolution of Neandertals, include ancestors and the forces of evolution involved. Discuss the derived (new to this species) traits for this species in terms of anatomy, culture and genetic evidence. Use these web sites for more info, but you will be graded on the use of appropriate terms from lecture and text.