Check out some fun facts about human evolution!
Goosebumps show that we evolved from earlier mammals. But how?
Studies show that modern humans are genetically similar to a variety of different organisms.
Do we have a "grandparent gene"?
Not as strong as our ancestors!
Why do we have fingernails?
Why can humans run long distances?
Your brain makes up about 2% of your weight but uses about 20-25% of your body’s total energy.
Why do humans have such large whites of our eyes?
This basic “tool kit” helped our early ancestors survive.
While other primates are furry, human skin is exposed to the elements.
Which of our early ancestors was given this nickname, and why?
The genetics of lice indicates when people invented clothing.
What can the size of our bellies tell us about human evolution?
Lucy, an early human fossil, helps us understand human evolution.
When our back molars are impacted in our jaw, they don’t seem very wise! Test 2