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Fossil Evidence of Bipedalism

Grades: 8-13+
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, see how paleoanthropologists—including Don Johanson, with his famous discovery of the Australopithecus afarensis "Lucy"—have used ...

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NOVA:"Becoming Human, Part 1: First Steps"

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Adapted from NOVA:"Becoming Human, Part 1: First Steps." Third party material courtesy of Bones Clones Inc., Donald Johanson, and Picture Factory. Animation and Special Effects courtesy of Pixeldust Studios.

Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Funder: National Science Foundation-grayscale

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale