The Third Chimpanzee For Young People: On The Evolution And Future Of The Human Animal (For Young People Series)
At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons—all within a heartbeat of evolutionary time. Now, faced with the threat of nuclear weapons and the effects of climate change, it seems our innate tendencies for violence and inventio...
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Level: 7 - 6
Lexile Measure: 1180
Series: For Young People Series
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Triangle Square (April 8, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 1.2 x 8.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 203581
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I am using this book in my eighth grade social studies class, although I think I will not assign the chapters on alien intelligence or art. [Not because they are not interesting, but because it is too far a stretch for them to work into the class que...
us to a crucial fork in our road. Where did these traits come from? Are they part of our species immutable destiny? Or is there hope for our species’ future if we change?With fascinating facts and his unparalleled readability, Diamond intended his book to improve the world that today’s young people will inherit. Triangle Square’s The Third Chimpanzee for Young People is a book for future generation and the future they’ll help build.