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Author Aronson, Marc, author.

Title The skull in the rock : how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins / by Lee Berger and Marc Aronson.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 569.9 ARO    Available
Description 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 61) and index.
Contents The first bone -- Seeing the anomaly -- Lucy -- The hunters set a trap -- "What is right in front of my eyes that I am missing?" -- If you look with new eyes you see new things -- The answer -- Dating Karabo -- The source -- What if Lee is all wrong about sediba? -- The braided stream: a new view of evolution from sediba to modern human.
Summary Chronicles the story behind one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of all time, explaining its significance for understanding human evolution and how it is shaping the thinking of the scientific community.
Audience Middle School.
1140 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader 7.4.
Reading Counts! 11.0.
Subject Fossil hominids -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand -- Juvenile literature.
Fossil hominids -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand Region.
Human beings -- Origin -- Juvenile literature.
Human beings -- Origin.
Human evolution -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand -- Juvenile literature.
Human evolution -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand Region.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand -- Juvenile literature.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand Region.
Paleoanthropology -- Juvenile literature.
Berger, Lee R.
Berger, Matthew.
Fossil hominids.
Human beings -- Origin.
Excavations (Archaeology).
Berger, Lee R.
Added Author Berger, Lee R, author.
ISBN 9781426310102 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1426310102 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
9781426310539 (library binding ; alkaline paper)
1426310536 (library binding ; alkaline paper)

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