Part B. anthbio.mckendricksj.Brief introduction to the transition onto bipedalism and locomotor patterns Pre-write this essay.
Please review the lecture on bipedalism as well as the following 3 subsections of What is bipedalism, step by step, and climate. Be ready to write about them in an essay based on the diagnostic features related to the cranial and post cranial skeleton. Please note to be sure to have read the section below and also to have watched the videos in the document for this section (40 pts)
Please review these three sections below to supplement the lecture on bipedalism and be ready to write about them in an essay.
anthbio.mckendricksj.Brief introduction to the transition onto bipedalism and locomotor patterns (Links to an external site.)
In 5 distinct paragraphs with 5 lines each to answer all 5 of the following prompts:
P1. i: From the what the introduction to bipedalism section Step by Step
Discuss why we would study bipedalism as an evolutionary process. Hint: remember the three main driving forces/reasons for variation from “biological basis of human variation section” section and here in Step by Step.
P2. From the what is bipedalism section from What is bipedalism
Describe in detail the two types of bipedalism and it relates to apes and humans. P3. From the climate section. Describe the environments, not heavy forest nor savannah, which contributed to the origins of bipedalism and state how long ago this was.
P4. From the section on climate.
Describe what abilities may be lost and gained using bipedalism. P5. From Step by Step evolution of bipedalism section, the bipedalism document, as well as the skull and bones skeletal lessons:
Describe why it is important to have a working knowledge of the skeleton to note our lives as well as what selective pressures in the environment affected human evolution.