El Camino College

Instructor Home

ANTH 5: Physical Anthropology Lab (1 unit)

Learning Styles Quiz

Plagiarism Do's and Don'ts


Chapter 1:

Science Made Easy

Is Evo Just a Theory?
How does Evo Work?

Nat. Sel. Made Easy
Lab 1:
Meiosis Video
Mitosis Animation
Meiosis Animation
Lab 2:
DNA Workshop

From RNA to Proteins
Lab 3:

MenGen Lecture
P. Squares Explained
Practice Problems I
Practice Problems II
Practice Problems III
Lab 4:
Pedigree Analysis

Genetic Pedigrees
Lab 5:
Hardy-Weinberg Model
Lab 6:
Tetrapod Evolution
Bio Classification I
Bio Classification II
Bio Classification III


Lab 8:
Human Osteology
Lab 9:
ForensicAnthro I
Lab 10:
ForensicAnthro II
Lab 11:
Becoming a Fossil
Finding Lucy
Lab 12:
Becoming Human
Early H. sapiens

Final Exam
Study Guide


Becoming Human
Alien From Earth


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fall 2014:
Wednesdays 3-6:10pm

Required Textbook:
Exploring Physical Anthropology: A Lab Manual and Workbook (2nd edition) by Suzanne Walker, ISBN 0895826917

Course Description:
This course uses laboratory exercises to explore topics of physical anthropology including forensic anthropology, principles of evolution, human genetics, nonhuman primates, and fossil evidence for human evolution. Students must be concurrently enrolled in Anth 1, or have completed Anth 1 with a grade of "C" or better. Anth 5 meets the IGETC/UC general education science lab requirement.

El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, California 90506
Phone: 310-532-3760 Toll Free: 1-866-ELCAMINO (1-866-352-2646)