Replacement Model of Human Origin: Attributes, Claims & Arguments Video


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What is defined as a supposition used to account for a situation or justify a course of action?

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1. 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?

2. How does the Out of Africa model differ from the Replacement model of human origin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your knowledge of the Replacement model of human origin with this quiz and corresponding worksheet. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what a theory is as well as knowing who is credited for the evolutionary theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The term for a supposition that accounts for a situation or justifies an action
  • The person credited for the idea of evolution
  • Assertions of the Replacement model
  • Facts about the Replacement model
  • The species of human existing today

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of the Replacement model and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the person credited for the idea of evolution
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Replacement model

Additional Learning

To learn more about where we may have originated, review the corresponding lesson on the Replacement Model of Human Origin. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what a theory is
  • Describe why the Replacement model is still considered a theory
  • Identify the main tenet of the Replacement model
  • Appreciate why the model gained its name
  • Explain the arguments for and against the theory