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

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

Label
The skull in the rock : how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins
Title
The skull in the rock
Title remainder
how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins
Statement of responsibility
by Lee R. Berger and Marc Aronson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2008, Professor Lee Berger--with the help of his curious 9-year-old son--discovered two remarkably well preserved, two-million-year-old fossils of an adult female and young male, known as Australopithecus sediba; a previously unknown species of ape-like creatures that may have been a direct ancestor of modern humans. This discovery of has been hailed as one of the most important archaeological discoveries in history. The fossils reveal what may be one of humankind's oldest ancestors
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
Award
Science Books and Films Prize for Excellence in Science Books, Middle Grades Science Book, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10158335
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
569.9096822
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1140
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
GN282
LC item number
.A695 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins
Label
The skull in the rock : how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins, by Lee R. Berger and Marc Aronson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 61) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 still wrong about sediba? -- The braided stream: A new view of evolution from sediba to modern human
Control code
19901468
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781426310102
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012012943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
Label
The skull in the rock : how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins, by Lee R. Berger and Marc Aronson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 61) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 still wrong about sediba? -- The braided stream: A new view of evolution from sediba to modern human
Control code
19901468
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781426310102
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012012943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map

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