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