Activating Prior Knowledge
Read “Think about it” on page 765
What is a Primate?
A primate is a mammal that has:
-Long fingers and toes with nails instead of claws
-Arms that can rotate around shoulder joints
-A strong clavicle
-A well developed Cerebrum
Examples of Primates
Primates include lemurs, monkeys and apes.
Evolution of Primates
All living things have a common name and a scientific name.
An organisms scientific name is made up of two parts: The Genus and the species.
Example: Common name- Humans
Scientific name: Homo Sapien
Complete 26.3 Assessment. Questions 1-4 (Both A & B for each question)
Answers in a complete sentence, you may use the same paper as your notes.
We will go over the answers together in class.