Have you ever wanted to bring one of our early human relatives back to life? Or to investigate for yourself what features we share with other species? Now you can, with the interactives below.
Examine how human skull shape has evolved by comparing a modern human skull with the skulls of some extinct species of hominid. How different are they from a chimpanzee’s?
Neanderthals were probably our closest relatives. Although they died out around 30,000 years ago, with the help of augmented reality you can invite one into your room.
Australopithecus afarensis is one of our oldest early human relatives known to walk upright on 2 legs. With augmented reality, you can watch the most famous individual, Lucy, walking around.
Charles Darwin was the first to come up with the idea of a Tree of Life to illustrate how life has evolved. Investigate how closely you are related to other life on Earth, from chimpanzees to bananas, with this interactive version.
Explore the major milestones in human evolution with this interactive from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.