A. There are more than a few drawbacks to bipedal movement. What are the evolutionary benefits? Describe the theories in detail.
B. In the article on tchadensis, scans were used to help reveal and reinforce some anatomical details. How can 3D scans be applied to other areas of science? What applications can they have (you can be creative, use outside sources for this one)?
C. There is argument as to which Australopithecine gave rise to the genus Homo. Using examples from the book as well as (especially) the articles posted from this weeks readings make your case for which one you believe it to be.
D. Homo erectus has been argued to be the first hominid to successfully migrate out of Africa. Characterize the biology and culture of Homo erectus that led to its success in doing this, relative to earlier hominids.
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