The Fossil Context
Answer the following discussion questions, your answer should be at least 200 words in length. After posting please respond to at least one other students’ post. Submit by 11:59pm on Sunday, July 10th, no late submissions accepted.
1. Describe what kinds of information can be learned from a single fossil, including information about the organism and its environment.
2. Discuss the selective pressures for bipedalism. Then, describe two skeletal adaptations for bipedalism.
3. Name some specific behaviors associated with Homo erectus in the areas of tool use, subsistence practices, migration patterns, and other cultural innovations.