These Webpages are no longer maintained. We are keeping the pages here to preserve some of the early years of ProjectDragonfly, to honor the students who created the interactives in the early days of the Web, and because many of the activities are fun and people are still using them. For current Project Dragonfly work, go


The ProjectDragonflyteam.


Tools is the theme of these Dragonfly pages. In these high-tech times, it's easy to forget how important simple tools are to human beings, to our pre-human ancestors, and to our primate "cousins."

Tool Making Chimps Learn about how Jane Goodall and Wolfgang Kohler observed chimpanzees making tools.

StoneTools. See how experimental archaeologists Nick Toth and Kathy Schick, figured out how our ancient ancestors made tools by making Stone Age tools themselves.

Research Assistant.Become a research assistant and design an experiment to see if chimps are really able to make tools.

Make a tool to protect an egg if it dropped from a second-story window.

Tools Home Page Tool Making Chimps StoneTools Research Assistant Dragonfly Home
Tools Home Page Chimp Tools Stone Tools Research Assistant Egg Drop Dragonfly Home

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