Human Evolution




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Oct 17th 2016

Gain an introductory understanding of evolution, including how we evolved from primates and became human. Impressively, humans are the only creatures produced by evolution that are capable of understanding evolution. In Becoming Human: Anthropology, you can explore how evolution works and how variation arises. Find out why, of all the orders of life, primates produced us. How did apes start to look like us, walk on two feet and grow big brains that over the past 200,000 years have figured out where we came from? This subject will give you some thought-provoking answers.

Average: 7.6 (13 votes)
Aug 15th 2016

Explore the scientific evidence for human evolution, our fossil relatives, and the place of humankind in the natural world in this credit-eligible course.

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Oct 29th 2015

Learn about human evolution and primatology, the scientific study of primates.

Average: 3.3 (4 votes)
May 6th 2015

Want to know more about where humans come from? 207x introduces human evolutionary history through the human fossil, archaeological and genetic records.

Average: 7.7 (3 votes)
Jan 21st 2014

Introduction to the science of human origins, the fossil and archaeological record, and genetic ancestry of living and ancient human populations. The course emphasizes the ways our evolution touches our lives, including health and diet, and explores how deep history may shape the future of our species.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)