Describe the specific anatomical features, lifestyle, and main cultural developments (including the names of Tool Traditions) of the hominins listed below:

Ardipithecus ramidus

Australopithecus anamensis

Australopithecus afarensis

Australopithecus africanus

Paranthropus robustus

Homo habilis

Homo erectus

Homo neandertalensis

Homo sapiens (anatomical moderns)

3. Detail how Palaeoanthropologists know a stone is an artifact or tool, and what Taphonomy is.

4. Summarize the main trends in hominin evolution (in what four major ways do the hominins change through time, overall?).

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