Catalogue search terms
Suggested 'Subject Headings' to locate relevant library resources:
- Prehistoric Peoples
- Homo Sapiens
- Humankind - origins
- Life - origins
BCRC Books & DVD's
DVD's (Ask library staff for assistance)
Homo sapiens: the birth of a new man
Call No. 569.98 HOM
Walking with cavemen
Call No. 569.9 WAL
Science in Context
Human Evolution - Interesting URL's
The University of Waikato - The Evolution of Man
The above site is a comprehensive site outlining the various finds such as, 'Old man of La Chapelle', Turang and Dart's
conquest to find the missing link between man and ape.
The earliest Hominids and Australopithecines are discussed as the evolution continues to mankind.
This site opens a collation of site from which images of skull specimans may be viewed.
An interactive site showing Timeline, crafting tools, interactive documentary, with a news link.
Click on the icons at the base of the graph to unfold further information.
Interactive site shows skull in 3D.
YouTube Enlightenment -Comparison of hominin skulls
8 Mins.-After the discovery of more than 500 hominin bones, scientists have realised the evolution of humankind is not as straight forward as Darwin first suggested.
50 Mins - This second episode investigates the first skeleton that really looks like us - Turkana Boy - an astonishingly complete specimen of Homo erectus found by the famous Leakey team in Kenya.
50 Mins - The final episode examines the fate of the Neanderthals, our European cousins who died out as modern humans spread from Africa into Europe during the Ice Age.
51 Mins - Last Human Standing - The final episode examines the fate of the Neanderthals, our European cousins who died out as modern humans spread from Africa into Europe during the Ice Age.