Anthropology 1-Uncovering Human Mysteries; 2-More Human Mysteries Uncovered
|What makes us human? Is it our ability to use language? Is it our abstract thinking skills or our
use of tools and technology?
In Anthropology 1: Uncovering Human Mysteries you will trace the history of homo sapiens and
explore our evolutionary trail. This course offers an anthropologic lens to observe our
movement from cave dweller to modern humans. It sheds light on how we forged our way and
developed all of the things that make us human, such as our cultures, languages, and religions. We, as humans in the 21st century, are highly intelligent, innovative people with astounding
technological ability – how did we get this way?
How does your culture influence you? Find out how different locations shape various cultures
and, in turn, how these cultures shape people’s lives around the world – from the jungles of the
Amazon to the islands of Indonesia. In Anthropology 2: More Human Mysteries Uncovered
provides a fascinating look at this puzzle of culture. Many of our ancient cultures and languages were shaped by the geographical locations of our ancestors, and in this course, you will begin to visualize new ideas about how ancient cultures flourished through examining their views on life, death, art, and survival. In looking back and learning about cultures through the ages, we are
better equipped to understand the world around us today.