Human Evolution

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GCSE Extension Biology Mind Map on Human Evolution, created by livmills97 on 04/02/2014.

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1 Humans evolved in Africa.
2 Our closest living ancestor is bonobos (pygmy chimpanzees)
3 Ardipithecus ramidus - Eastern Africa - 4.4 Millions years ago - Bipedial - Long arms - Small Brain - Hands like feet
4 Austalopithecus afarensis - Eastern Africa - 4 Million years ago - Bipedial - Long arms - Small brain - Broad pelvis
5 Australopithecus africanus - Southern Africa - 3.5 Million years ago - Bipedial - Long arms - Small brain
6 Homo habilis - Eastern Africa - 2.6-1.6 Million years ago - Human skeleton- Bipedial - Flatter face - Robust jaw - Narrow molars - Brain size (600-800ml) - Produced tools
7 Homo erectus -Africa, Asia, Indonesia (Europe?) - 1.8- 0.6 million years ago - Human skeleton - Robust jaw - Smaller teeth - Ridge on skull front - Brain size (750-1250ml) - Complex tools - Fire - Cooked meat
8 Homo neanderthalensis - Europe & Western Asia - 150'000-30'000 years ago - Human skeleton - Adapted to cold - Small ridge on skull front - Large nose - Small teeth - Brain size (1200-1750ml) - Complex social behaviour
9 Homo sapiens - Worldwide - 250'000 years ago-present day - Human skeleton - Short & broad pelvis - Straight feet - Brain size (1300-1500ml) - Advanced tools - Cave paintings - DEVELOPED LANGUAGE
10 The development of a spoken language was an important development - Transmit knowledge, ideas and emotions
10.1 Group members could have specific jobs.

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