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Anthropology

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View Resource Anthropology Tutorials

Dr. Dennis O'Neil of Palomar College (San Marcos, California) has developed sixteen informative online tutorials for the study of anthropology at the university level. The tutorials offer an introduction and an overview of key concepts, theories, and methodologies in physical (biological) and cultural (social) anthropology. Each multi-part tutorial provides a table of contents, an interactive...

https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/tutorials/
View Resource National Anthropological Archives

"The National Anthropological Archives collects and preserves historical and contemporary anthropological materials that document the world's cultures and the history of the discipline." The NAA site is an excellent means to accomplish the first stage of anthropological archival research from a remote location. Their online Guide to the Collections of the National Anthropological Archives includes...

http://anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm
View Resource Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture

This small online selection from a Library of Congress (LC) exhibition celebrates Margaret Mead's birthday (December 16, 1901) for its 100th anniversary. As a popular but controversial anthropologist, Mead preserved extensive field notes and other documentation for later researchers to consult and interpret, and her collection at LC contains over 500,000 items. The exhibition is organized into...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/mead/
View Resource Anthropology Collection Database

Published and produced by the Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences, this rich collection contains approximately 17,000 objects consisting of ethnographic and archaeological materials of indigenous cultures of western North America (exclusive of Mexico), the Pacific Rim (including all Pacific islands and East Asia), the US Southwest and the Pacific Islands, East Africa,...

http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/anthropology/...
View Resource The Piltdown Plot

Created by Clark University Professors Charles Blinderman and David Joyce, this site explores one of the most famous scientific frauds in history. For almost forty years, Piltdown Man "inhabited a branch of the tree of human evolution, [and was] featured in professional articles and books, in newspaper reports, and even in biology textbooks read by high school students." It was not until 1953 that...

http://www2.clarku.edu/~piltdown/
View Resource Bishop Museum Ethnology Database

The Bishop Museum in Hawaii was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop to honor his late wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family. Over the past century, the museum has expanded several times to adequately house and display their extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts, primary documents, and photographs. Most recently, the curators at the museum...

http://data.bishopmuseum.org/ethnologydb/index.php
View Resource Burke Museum Research & Collections

With this Web site, users may access free resources based on the nationally ranked collections of the Burke Museum at the University of Washington. Over 5 million specimens are to be found in four areas: anthropology, botany, geology, and zoology. Online resources linked to the zoology collections include a guide to the herpetofauna of Washington, two mammals databases, and a fun section on spider...

http://www.burkemuseum.org/research-and-collections
View Resource Chiloe Stories

Collaborative projects on the internet have become ubiquitous, and Chiloe Stories is certainly one of the more compelling ones that the Scout Report has found. Developed as a cooperative project between the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina and the Faculty of Communication at the University of Andes, this multimedia documentary project tells the...

http://www.chiloestories.org/home.html
View Resource National Geographic News

Every science enthusiast will find countless, fascinating stories at this National Geographic website. The news site covers stories related to adventure and exploration, archaeology and paleontology, kids' news, science and technology, people and culture, the environment, and travel. Users can discover Special Series which cover emerging explorers, oceans, the pulse of the planet, and so much...

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/latest-stories/
View Resource American Association of Physical Anthropologists

The American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) "is the world's leading professional organization for physical anthropologists. Formed by 83 charter members in 1930, the AAPA now has an international membership of over 1,700." The AAPA website contains a capacious job board with listings from universities across the country; a News and Announcements board; and downloadable copies of...

http://physanth.org/
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