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Title:
Discovering the origin of human life / by Todd Kortemeier.
ISBN:
9781632353764
Publication Information:
North Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, 2016.
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Charles Darwin publishes the theory of evolution -- Fossils provide the first clues -- Africa is the "cradle of humankind" -- Scientists have ways of dating objects -- DNA shows how close humans are to ancestors -- Climate change shapes human evolution -- "Hobbits" lived in Asia -- The "missing link" does not exist -- Homo sapiens are basically brand-new -- Humans are still evolving, but differently -- Human teeth may have shrunk from tool use -- Homo naledi challenges thoughts on early humans -- Fact sheet.
Abstract:
Offers a comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges, the origin of human life.
Audience/Reading Level:
Interest grade level: 4-6.
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Examines 12 of the most interesting facts about discovering how human life developed. Concise and understandable information is paired with colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars.