SCIENCE Scientists never know what they’ll find when they’re out exploring. This time, they came face-to-face with a never-before-seen primate. (Nat Geo Kids) Use our resources to learn about “6 Marvelous Monkeys”! Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas According to Nat Geo Kids, Milton’s titi is a “never-before-seen” primate. What’s a primate? A primate is … Continue reading Scientists Discover New Species of Monkey
ENVIRONMENT Our favorite lumbering ape-man, Bigfoot, has been spotted again—this time, hanging out near bison in Yellowstone National Park, according to a new video. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to learn more about cryptozoology. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Queue the video up to about 2:55 and look behind the bison to see what all … Continue reading ‘Bigfoot’ Spotted in Yellowstone?
SCIENCE Compared with other primates and our early human ancestors, we modern humans have skeletons that are relatively lightweight—and scientists say that basically may be because we got lazy. (NPR) Watch our video on the Hadza, the last hunter-gatherer communities on Earth. Discussion Ideas The NPR article says that scientists were studying the bones of different primates, including humans. Besides humans, can you name some … Continue reading When Humans Quit Hunting And Gathering, Their Bones Got Wimpy