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Paleolithic Age vs. Neolithic Age. Which era would you have preferred to raise a family in?. Do Now: What do you remember about……. The Paleolithic Era? The Neolithic Era?? Jot down as much information as you can . Paleolithic Era. 1.5 million  8,000 BCE

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Paleolithic age vs neolithic age

Paleolithic Age vs. Neolithic Age

  • Which era would you have preferred to raise a family in?


Do now what do you remember about

Do Now: What do you remember about…….

The Paleolithic Era? The Neolithic Era??

Jot down as much information as you can 


Paleolithic era

Paleolithic Era

  • 1.5 million 8,000 BCE

  • Otherwise known as the “Old Stone Age”

  • Change was VERY slow—life begins to change when people begin to take notice of the world around them

  • Cave Paintings

  • Hunters and Gatherers---never stayed in one place (followed herd)

  • Stone tools--use of rocks; teeth


Paleolithic age vs neolithic age

  • 500,000 years ago—humans developed ability to control fire

    (expand diet, protection, religion, health…..)

  • Spread of humans across the earth

  • Belief in an after-life

  • Spoken language


Neolithic age neolithic revolution

Neolithic Age (NeolithicRevolution)

  • Neo-- “New” Stone Age

  • People learn to farm

    • no longer have to follow herd

    • can stay in one place and live-establish permanent settlements (villages)


Paleolithic age vs neolithic age

  • Domestication of animals--people learn to raise animals and keep them as a food source (pigs, chickens, cows)

  • Development of agriculture = food surpluses

  • Rise of the Homosapien

  • New tools--make farming easier

    • Use of bronze, plates, bowls


Causes of the neolithic revolution

Causes of the Neolithic Revolution

  • Change in climate (rising temps = longer growing season)

  • Increase in population

  • Farming offered more of a steady source of food than hunting


Was farming a good idea

Was farming a good idea?

  • What do you believe is the greatest benefit of a lifestyle based on farming?

  • What do you believe to be the greatest benefit from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle? Why?

  • What do you believe was the biggest drawback from a farming lifestyle/hunter gatherer lifestyle? Explain.

  • Which era would you have preferred to raise a family in? Why?


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