Lecture preparation (week beginning 27 August)
This week you are required to read chapter 6 of Maps of Time.
Also please try to explore the Smithsonian Institution's Human Evolution Timeline at http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-evolution-timeline-interactive.
And try and watch as much as you can of the videos listed below on this page.
Tutorial in week seven - beginning 2 September
For your tutorial this week you are required to research one virus or bacterium and explain how it has had a significant harmful or beneficial influence on the course of human history.
The following web sites will be helpful:
Neanderthal DNA sequenced, at Nature, http://www.nature.com/nature/videoarchive/neanderthaldna/
Chris Stringer on Early Human Evolution:
BBC: Ape Man, Parts1-5 at http://video.google.com.au: