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Students in the Fall 2023 offering of ANT380H5 (Engineering Paradise) completed a fun creative project as they explored what makes our species so different from other life on this planet. The goal of this "Nobel Prehistoric Prize" assignment was for students to identify a prehistoric innovation that had the biggest impact on humanity, and present persuasive arguments for why their selected innovation is worthy of this award. View some of the creative projects below!
Prehistoric Times and Idealistic Edens
This podcast by Aimen Zehra nominates the prehistoric innovation of caring for the ill and early healthcare practices for the "Nobel Prehistoric Prize" in ANT380H5 (Engineering Paradise).
The domestication of animals
This video podcast by Katherine Bain argues for the domestication of animals being worthy of a "Nobel Prehistoric Prize" in ANT380H5 (Engineering Paradise).
Infographic on the golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia).
Japanese macaques relaxing and grooming each other in the hot springs.
"This work is a simple little comic depicting a pygmy slow loris and their friend, a blue crowned hanging parrot. The pygmy slow loris, being one of the smallest and slowest primates, has some wisdom to share from its perspective, giving life to the piece. Remember to slow down every once in a while, or else you might miss something."