Essays Tagged: "Louis Leakey"

Jane Goodall; research paper biography; women and minorities in science

th Kinangop, Kenya (Women in Science 81). It was just the break she needed.Once in Africa, Jane met Louis Leakey, the curator of the Coryndon Museum in Nairobi (WIC Biography). He was instantly impres ...

(6 pages) 187 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Biography of Mary Leakey

. She asked Mary to illustrate her book, The Desert Fayoum. Then, Dr. Thompson invited Mary to meet Louis Leakey while he was speaking at the Royal Anthropologist Institute. He was very impressed by h ... He was very impressed by her drawings and asked her to illustrate a book of his, Adam's Ancestors. Louis then left his wife and two children for Tanzania in 1934. Mary and Louis married Christmas Eve ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Contribution of Leakey family to our increased understanding of human evolution.

Zinjanthropus cranium at OlduvaiStarted modern science of paleoanthropology (Study of Human Origins)Louis and Mary Leakey found fossils in Tanzania and Kenya that indicated man's evolution began in Ea ... volve from Australopithecus, but that parallel lineages of hominids were developing at the same timeLouishe was also largely responsible for convincing other scientists that Africa was the key locatio ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Leakey Family

efforts, much of the story of how we evolved would still be unknown.The Leakey family consisted of Louis, his wife Mary, and their three sons, one of which was Richard. Born in Kenya to English paren ... a career in geology and archaeology, and her specialty was drawing prehistoric tools and artefacts. Louis and Mary met and married in England, though they soon returned to Kenya and had three children ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Jane Goodall Biography

i, Kenya, in Africa. A year after she arrived in Africa, she went to meet the famous anthropologist Louis Leakey and his wife. They were doing research on the link between the great apes and humans. L ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Homo Habilis Powerpoint

ion Years Ago Roman Empire - 1000FindingsFinding is credited to Mary and Louis Leakey, who found fossils in Tanzania, East Africa, between 1962 and 1964.Upper and lower limb ... 5 million years ago- Earliest sites in Gona River Region of Ethiopia,- First discovered by Mary and Louis Leakey (who discovered Homo habilis), at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania.Flaking TechniquesHard hamm ...

(1 pages) 20 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Dian Fossey

gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes of Central Africa.In 1963, during her trip to Africa, she met Dr. Louis Leakey. At first Leaky saw Fossey as an irritating tourist. She asked him for a tour of his di ... irunga.After her trip to Africa, Dian returned to Kentucky where she wrote several articles for the Louisville Courier Journal about her experiences with the gorillas of the Virunga. In 1966, Dr. Leak ...

(18 pages) 16 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dian Fossey

gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes of Central Africa.In 1963, during her trip to Africa, she met Dr. Louis Leakey. At first Leaky saw Fossey as an irritating tourist. She asked him for a tour of his di ... irunga.After her trip to Africa, Dian returned to Kentucky where she wrote several articles for the Louisville Courier Journal about her experiences with the gorillas of the Virunga. In 1966, Dr. Leak ...

(6 pages) 2024 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Jane Goodall

to Africa (Online, Gale net). Once in Kenya, she began to assist paleontologist and anthropologist Louis S. B. Leakey. While working for Leakey, he noticed her passion and interest in animals, and he ... hanged. On March 28, 1964, she married Hugo Van Lawick, and gave birth to her only child, Hugo Eric Louis. A year later, she released a thesis on chimpanzee behavior, and was awarded her PhD from Camb ...

(3 pages) 8 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

What separates us from Chimpanzees

anguage. She then says, "When I was at school, we were defined as man, the tool-maker. So that when Louis Leakey, my mentor, heard this news, he said, 'Ah, we must now redefine man, redefine tool, or ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology