AIM: How did early humans survive? DO NOW: How do we know people lived thousands of years ago?? HW: Using the notes, create a drawing of a typical day of life in the Paleolithic Age.
TRACING THE MIGRATION (MOVEMENT) OF EARLY HUMANS ACCORDING TO THE MAP, WHERE DID EARLY HUMANS ORIGIN? AFRICA
*NOTES* LOUIS & MARY LEAKEY (1903-1972) - Kenyan archaeologists who began looking for early human remains in East Africa. They found many tools, bones & other artifacts. DONALD JOHANSON - (1974) archaeologist who found “Lucy”, a part of an early human skeleton in Ethiopia
*NOTES* • STANDARDS FOR BEING HUMAN: 1. 90cc skull size 2. Upright vertebrate 3. Thumb for tool making
*NOTES* Paleolithic Era (Old Stone Age) 2 million B.C. - 10,000 B.C. Hunting & gathering societies Nomads- people who travel from place to place in constant search of food and water People traveled in small groups Simple tools/weapons made of stone, bone & wood Use of clothes & fire Cave paintings found of animals Animism- religion which involves worshipping spirits in nature