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What do you already know about the lives of early humans?
What do you already know about the lives of early humans?

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Where did they come from How did they meet their basic needs for survival What kinds of developments did they make How did they express themselves How do we know the answers to these questions ID: 576620 Download Presentation

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What do you already know about the lives of early humans?Where did they come from?How did they meet their basic needs for survival?What kinds of developments did they make?How did they express themselves?How do we know the answers to these questions?

What do

you

know?Slide2

Starting about 400,000 years ago…Paleolithic Era 

Neolithic EraSlide3
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How did physical geography influence the lives of early humans?What were the characteristics of hunter-gatherer societies?How did the beginning of agriculture and the domestication of animals promote the rise of settled communities?How does archaeology provide knowledge of early human life and its changes?

Questions we will answer

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Homo sapiens emerged in east Africa between 100,000 and 400,000 years ago.Homo sapiens migrated from Africa to Eurasia, Australia, and the Americas.Early humans were hunters and gatherers whose survival depended on the availability of wild plants and animals.Beginning of ManSlide6
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Were nomadic(migrated in search of food, water, shelter) Invented the first tools, including simple weaponsLearned how to make and use fireLived in clans

Developed oral language

Created “cave art”

Hunter-Gatherer SocietySlide8

Paleolithic Inventions/InnovationsSlide9

Developed agriculture (domesticated plants) Domesticated animals Used advanced tools Made pottery Developed weaving skills

Created PICTOGRAMS

: First

form of

written communication

Societies during the Neolithic Era (New Stone Age) Slide10

Archaeologists study past cultures by locating and analyzing human remains, settlements, fossils, and artifacts.Archaeologists apply scientific tests such as carbon dating to analyze fossils and artifacts.Stonehenge is an example of an archaeological site in England that was begun during the Neolithic and completed during the Bronze Age.

ArchaeologySlide11

StonehengeSlide12

Hunter-gatherer life was shaped by the environment.Early humans began the process of overcoming their environment.The beginning of agriculture and permanent settlements were big steps in the advance of civilization.Archaeologists continue to find and interpret evidence of early humans and how they lived.

What do we know?Slide13

Hunter-gatherer life was shaped by ________________.How did early humans begin the process of overcoming their environment?The beginning of ___________ led to permanent settlements and was a big step in the advance of civilization.Explain what ARCHAEOLOGISTS do. How do they do this?

Warm-UpSlide14

Evolution of Humans Over Timehttp://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/Sciences/Paleontology/Paleozoology/FossilHominids/ChartHumanEvolution/ChartHumanEvolution.htmSlide15
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How do we know? Carbon Dating!!

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