Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: Evolution of Human Diets

Archived Webinar

The Zoom webinar with Paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner aired May 22, 2020, as part of the Fossil Friday series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Briana Pobiner is a paleoanthropologist who studies the evolution of human diets. Join her to learn what different kinds of evidence paleontologists and archaeologists use to figure out what kind of foods ancient people ate, and what tools she uses in her studies of prehistoric meat-eating.

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Resource Type
Videos and Webcasts
Grade Level
3-5, 6-8
Paleontology, Social Studies