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Physical Anthropology

This free and open online course in Physical Anthropology was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges []. Students in this course will explore evolutionary theory, including the core concepts of basic genetics and and the modern synthesis of evolution. Students will examine, critically evaluate, and explain scientific claims about the origins of humankind and modern human variation as well as biocultural evolution. Students will develop critical thinking and communication skills through the application of essential anthropological approaches, theories and methods. This module is part of the Open Course Library, a collection of shareable course materials created for faculty to use in their classes. As part of the Open Course Library this content is... Show More


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