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Travel Blog of Our Ancient Ancestors


You are taking the same journey our ancient ancestors took. You are going to blog about your travels. You will start in Africa where Spencer Wells started, then travel to Australia, Kazakhstan and so on. You will include in your blog the evidence that scientists think our ancient ancestors traveled to those specific locations, life in those areas like ethnic foods and so on, pictures of where you visited, expenses that you had, and experiences on the way.
You will research hotels and other travel accommodations in those areas and blog about your trip including expenses. You will use Google Earth to see those places up close. Explain the archeological evidence found at these locations and the genetic evidence.
Your budget for this trip is 40,000 dollars. Include air fare, hotel expenses, and other activities that you did on your trip.


Points 10
5
2
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Includes every location where Spencer Wells visited. X 2
Included more than half of the locations that Spencer Wells visited.
Included half or less of the locations that Spencer Wells visited.
Didn’t include the locations that Spencer Wells visited.
Explanation of evidence that our ancient ancestors were in those areas. X 2
Explained only half of the evidence found in the different locations of our ancient ancestors.
Explained less than half of the evidence found in the different locations or our ancient ancestors’ migratory patterns.
Didn’t explain the evidence that makes us believe where our ancient ancestors traveled to.
Description of those specific areas. X 2
Description of half of the locations.
Description of less than half of the locations.
No Description.
Travel Expenses
Included half of the travel expenses from the various locations.
Included less than half of the travel expenses from the various locations.
Didn’t include the travel expenses from your trip.
Spelling and Grammar
3 or less spelling and grammar errors.
4 to 6 spelling and grammar errors.
More than 6 spelling and grammar errors.
Pictures of every location.
Pictures of half of the locations traveled.
Pictures of less than half of the locations traveled.
No pictures.
Summary of Spencer Wells work and why this is so meaningful to scientists and everyday people.
Didn’t fully explain Spencer Wells works.
Explained why it is meaningful to scientists.

Didn’t fully explain Spencer Wells works and didn’t explain why it was meaningful to scientists and people.
No summary
Total points=100