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Early Humans Edition. Hominids - 10. “Homo Erectus” means this. Hominids– 10. Upright Human. Hominids- 20. “Homo Habilis” means this. Hominids – 20. Skillful Human. Hominids - 30. How many years ago did humans begin to develop?. Hominids– 30. 2.5 million years. Hominids - 40.

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Early Humans Edition


Hominids - 10

  • “Homo Erectus” means this


Hominids– 10

  • Upright Human


Hominids- 20

  • “Homo Habilis” means this


Hominids – 20

  • Skillful Human


Hominids - 30

  • How many years ago did humans begin to develop?


Hominids– 30

  • 2.5 million years


Hominids - 40

  • These three physical adaptations helped early humans to survive their natural environments


Hominids – 40

  • Upright posture

  • Hands that can grasp objects

  • Large brains


Hominids- 50

  • This country was where “Lucy”, the oldest known hominid skeleton was found


Hominids– 50

  • Ethiopia


The Stone Age - 10

  • Also known as the “Old Stone Age”, this period lasted between 2.5 million and 12 000 years ago


The Stone Age – 10

  • Paleoliothic Times


The Stone Age - 20

  • The Mesolithic Times happened this many years ago


The Stone Age – 20

  • 12 000 to 10 000 years ago


The Stone Age - 30

  • Humans began to harvest local crops during this Stone Age period


The Stone Age – 30

  • Mesolithic Times


The Stone Age - 40

  • During this period some humans became food producers rather than hunters and gatherers


The Stone Age– 40

  • Neolithic Times (10 000 to 5500 years ago)


The Stone Age - 50

  • Name at least four Neolithic period tools or inventions


The Stone Age – 50

  • Sickles

  • Pots

  • Grinding Stones

  • Looms

  • Farming

  • Irrigation


Hunters and Gatherers - 10

  • Because hunter-gatherer societies were constantly on the move, they are considered to be this


Hunters and Gatherers – 10

  • Nomadic


Hunters and Gatherers - 20

  • Men doing the hunting while women did the gathering is an example of this


Hunters and Gatherers – 20

  • A division of labour


Hunters and Gatherers - 30

  • Some early hunter-gatherer societies were known to bury their dead with these


Hunters and Gatherers – 30

  • All this possessions including clothing, furs, weapons, and jewelry.


Hunters and Gatherers - 40

  • For many societies that lived the hunter-gatherer lifestyle, hunters provided this fraction of the overall food supply


Hunters and Gatherers – 40

  • 1/3 to 1/2


Hunters and Gatherers - 50

  • What are three advantages of a hunter-gatherer lifestyle over a sedentary lifestyle?


Hunters and Gatherers – 50

  • Wider variety in diet (healthier?)

  • Greater fitness level

  • Less disease


The Ice Age - 10

  • Humans used these to move from one area or continent to another


The Ice Age – 10

  • Land Bridges


The Ice Age - 20

  • During the Ice Age, these huge sheets of ice covered much of the world


The Ice Age – 20

  • Glaciers


The Ice Age - 30

  • Humans used these to discover new islands while at sea


The Ice Age – 30

  • The flight patterns of birds


The Ice Age - 40

  • This continent was the last continent that humans settled on


The Ice Age – 40

  • South America


The Ice Age - 50

  • Humans settled in Europe this many years ago


The Ice Age – 50

  • Approximately 40 000 years ago


Grab Bag - 10

  • This early tool was used to cut down trees, hunt, and create new tools.


Grab Bag – 10

  • Hand Axe


Grab Bag - 20

  • Name this tool and the Stone Age period in which it was invented


Grab Bag– 20

  • Scythe, Mesolithic Times


Grab Bag - 30

  • Name this famous Stone Age burial site, and how long ago it was first built


Grab Bag – 30

  • Stonehenge, 4 to 5 thousand years ago


Grab Bag - 40

  • Name this type of statue that was used during ancient fertility rituals


Grab Bag – 40

  • Goddess of the Earth


Grab Bag - 50

  • Name the place where teenagers discovered this collection of Stone Age art


Grab Bag – 50

  • Lascaux, France


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