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Partial Replacement Model of Human Origin: Aspects, Theories & Critiques

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Dr. Francis is an anthropologist who has been studying a prehistoric tribe; she has introduced an interesting theory and has been asked to present it at a conference. Which of the following is most likely the THEORY that Dr. Francis will present?

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1. The species of humans that exist today are referred to as:

2. Who is credited with first theorizing that humans advanced over a vast amount of time, moving along the evolutionary ladder from apes to Homo sapiens?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you see what you know about the models of human origin. You'll have to be able to distinguish between the replacement model and the partial replacement model of human origin to answer the questions correctly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be ready to answer questions related to:

  • Species of humans existing today
  • Who is credited with the theory of evolution
  • Similarities between the replacement and partial replacement models of human origin
  • Characteristics of both models

Skills Practiced

Students can sharpen the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can describe a supposition used to account for a situation or justify a course of action
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who is credited with the theory of evolution
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as replacement and partial replacement models of human origin

Additional Learning

Partial Replacement Model of Human Origin: Aspects, Theories & Critiques is the name of the lesson that can provide you with more details and help you:

  • Understand what a theory is
  • Explain the characteristics of the replacement model
  • Evaluate the criticisms leveled on both sides of the camps of thought
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