How did early humans acquire the skills, technology, and talent to thrive?
GREAT HUMAN ODYSSEY
Take a global journey through the past in this NOVA
documentary that follows our ancestors' footsteps out of Africa along a trail of scientific clues to help unravel the mystery of how we got where we are. How did early humans acquire the skills, technology, and talent to thrive in every environment on earth? How did our prehistoric forebears cross the Sahara on foot, survive frigid ice ages, and sail to remote Pacific islands? Through archaeological sites and unique glimpses of today's Kalahari hunters, Siberian reindeer herders, and Polynesian navigators, discover amazing skills that hint at how our ancestors managed to survive and prosper. Grades 6 and up. English SDH subtitles. Color. 120 minutes. PBS. ©2016.