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Humanities Homework (Pds 5 & 7)
Humanities HW (Pd 6)
Radio Story about the Experiment of Raising a Chimpanzee as a Human (begins around 7min, but the intro is pretty interesting/funny)
to full site, which has a photo slideshow of the Lucy, the chimpanzee.)
What makes us human?
The Human Spark
"WHAT IS THE HUMAN SPARK? What is the nature of human uniqueness? In a three-part series originally brodcast on PBS in January 2010, Alan Alda takes this question personally, visiting with dozens of scientists on three continents -- even undergoing an examination of his own brain."
Here are the links to the full episodes.
: Becoming Us
: So Human So Chimp
: Brain Matters
Also, check out the web exclusive videos.
This one compares chimps to children.
This one shows the intelligence of dogs.
Is Laughter just a human thing?
This is a
show, which is broadcast on NPR, that focuses on interesting topics. It is also available as a free podcast through the Itunes store.
Why Don't Humans Have Fur?
Important Documents and Links
Humanities Course Overview.docx
Why Study Humanities?
from a scientist's perspective.
Describing Humanity to Other Intelligent Life Forms
You can find out more about the Voyager mission and the contents of the Golden Records
Plato's "Theory of the Forms"
This video is a good summary of Plato's ideas.
Links for perception videos. (click on titles for links).
llusion of items on table.
(Watch the video. There is also a link to a PDF file that you can download and print to make your own.)
3-D Sidewalk Art
Basketball & Gorilla
A Blind Man Explains How He Understands Color
Infographic on the incredible Mantis Shrimp.
Link to Music Page
Is Beauty Truly
ye of the
The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA)
is the world's only museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms.
Browse the museum's collection
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