Module 8 was developed by Abbey Culumber, University of Florida.
– Students will be able to define bipedalism.
– Students will understand the different theories surrounding the evolution of bipedalism and their potential faults.
– Students will understand how certain human skeletal adaptations support habitual bipedalism (Particularly those in the cranium, vertebral column, pelvis, leg, and foot).
– Students will understand the advantages and disadvantages of habitual bipedalism.
Curriculum Connections: Coming Soon
Crania to highlight: Sahelanthropus tchadensis, Ardipithecus ramidus, Homo sapiens, Pan troglodytes