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Neanderthals

Neanderthals

By Eli, Will, Cole, Faith and Amy


Introduction

Introduction

  • Are you ready to learn about the most interesting things in the whole, wide world? Well, buckle your seat belts and enjoy the ride. Today, we will talk about how the Neanderthals lived, what they ate, and what their daily lives were like.


Hunting animals

Hunting Animals

Neanderthals hunted deer, mammoth, reindeer, rhinoceroses, and horses. (1)


Discoveries

Discoveries

Scientists discovered skulls and other body parts in most caves, so Neanderthals probably lived in caves.(2)


Tools

Tools

Neanderthals’ tools were spears, axes, clubs, and stones.(3)


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Fire

Neanderthals gathered around the fire to keep warm. They used flint and hit rocks together to make the sparks to start a fire. (4)


Weapons

Weapons

Neanderthals used their weapons to kill their food. They used spears and clubs.(5)


Paintings

Paintings

Some scientists believe that Neanderthals crawled in caves and drew all the events that happened in their life and many animals. Other scientists believe cave paintings were only made by Cro-Magnons. Still other scientists believe that cave paintings were made by a species that was of mixed Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon race. (6)


Daily life

Daily Life

The Neanderthals made tools, hunted, gathered nuts and berries, made clothing, and made shelters. (7)


Shelters

Shelters

Neanderthals lived in most caves and made houses out of branches and twigs from the nearest trees. (8)


Appearance

Appearance

Neanderthals were short, hairy, had short limbs, long thighs, large muscles, and they were five feet and two inches, and they weighed 145 pounds. (9)


Religion and dates

Religion and Dates

Neanderthals believed in the power of harsh nights, and the Neanderthals lived 200,000 years ago. (10)


Language

Language

The Neanderthals language was grunts because they didn’t have vocal chords. (11)


Clothing

Clothing

Neanderthals wore deer hide and wooly mammoth fur. (12)


Three questions

Three Questions

  • Of what were the Neanderthals’ shelters made?

  • What kind of tools and weapons did the Neanderthals have or make?

  • What kind of animals did the Neanderthals hunt?


Answers to questions

Answers to Questions

  • The Neanderthals’ shelters were made of twigs and branches from the nearest trees.

  • The Neanderthals’ weapons were spears and clubs. The Neanderthals’ tools were axes and rocks.

  • The Neanderthals hunted deer, mammoth, reindeer, horses, and rhinoceroses.


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • Now, you can finally unbuckle your seat belts. We hope your brain is filled with facts about Neanderthals. Can you even imagine sleeping in the cold instead of being nestled up in your bed? Can you even imagine not being able to talk because you didn’t have vocal chords? Wasn’t that an amazing adventure? We loved learning about the Neanderthals!


Endnotes

Endnotes

1. Ancient Civilizations, Two Penn Plaza, New York, New York 10121: Macmillian/McGraw-Hill, 2007, pp. 78-91.

2.Fiorenzo Facchini,A Day With Neanderthal Man,Brookfield, Connecticut: Alessandro Baldanzi, 2003, pp 18-20.

3. Ancient Civilizations, pp.78-91.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. Facchini, A Day With Neanderthal Man, pp.20-24.

7. Ibid.

8. Ibid.

9. Ancient Civilizations, pp.78-91.

10. Ibid.

11. Ibid.

12. Ibid.


Image credit

Image Credit

  • www.justfoodnow.com/

  • www.dsc.discovery.com/

  • www.sciencedaily.com/

  • Rokus01.wordpress.com/

  • Newscientist.com/


Works cited

Works Cited

Ancient Civilizations. Macmillan/McGraw Hill,

New York, New York, 2007.

FiorenzoFacchini. A Day With Neanderthal Man. Brookfield, Connecticut, 2003.


Thank you for watching

Thank You For Watching!

We hope you liked our awesome video that is about our peers from the past, theNeanderthals.


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