Educational Resources

Videos

HHMI BioInteractive (2015) – The Biology of Skin Color
Materials available: film, film guide, interactive video, classroom activity, and short animation
Penn Humanities Forum (2014) – The Colors of Human Skin

ARTICLES

The colours of humanity: The evolution of skin pigmentation in the human lineageJablonski.2017.PTRSB.1ff
Scientific American articles
The Naked Truth (2010) –Jablonski.2002.Sci.Amer.1ff
Skin Deep (2002) – Jablonski.2010.Sci.Am.28ff

Images

(for educational purposes only; please credit appropriately)

Map of Predicted Human Skin Colors
copyright 2009 George Chaplin and Nina Jablonski

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Map of Autumnal UV
copyright 2009 George Chaplin and Nina Jablonski

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Skin Pigmentation and Hair Timeline
copyright 2014 Nina Jablonski
 pigment.timeline.7.5-present.mya