In this exercise, you will have the opportunity to explore one of these working anthropologists – in different areas of concentration. Choose the one you find the most interesting because of their work, their focus, or some other appeal
- Select ONE (1) of the scientists listed below and read/watch the resources provided.
- Post a brief response (100+ words) identifying which of the fields you are most interested in and why. (10 points)
- Describe the contributions of your selected scientist to their area of physical anthropology. Include why you think that person’s work makes a difference. (10 points)
- Suggest another physical anthropologist that might be spotlighted in a future assignment. It’s nice to include researchers from different locales around the world. (10 points)
Interested in Genetics & Evolutionary Theory?
Read about Rosalind Franklin at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bofran.html (Links to an external site.)
Watch Rosalind Franklin at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/photo51/ (Links to an external site.)
Listen to Rosalind Franklin at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/rosalind-franklin-legacy.html (Links to an external site.)