The evolution of tools

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The evolution of tools

  1. 1. By: Matthias E.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Each Hominid used tools in a way </li></ul><ul><li>As the hominids developed, the tools developed </li></ul><ul><li>Hominids needed tools to survive </li></ul><ul><li>They needed tools to eat and catch food no matter how basic the tools were </li></ul><ul><li>Rocks, twigs, and fire are some examples of things that could be tools, or made into to tools </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>First to use tools </li></ul><ul><li>Very basic tools, such as twigs, or rocks </li></ul><ul><li>They could only use tools they found, they could not make tools </li></ul><ul><li>They did not hunt with the tools, they gathered </li></ul>Reconstruction of Australopithecus Afrenisis Twig used to poke things
  4. 4. <ul><li>They made tools for a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Simple tools made out of rocks during the stone age, they made them by knocking flakes off them to sharpen them </li></ul><ul><li>They hunted and gathered with the tools they made </li></ul><ul><li>They used tools for chopping, scrapping and cutting </li></ul><ul><li>They could also use fire, but did not know how make it </li></ul>Sharpened rocks Reconstruction of a Homo Habilis species
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Homo Erectus had a bigger brain according to the size of their cranium, allowing them make more complex tools </li></ul><ul><li>The homo erectus used stone axes, and stone knives and learned how to make fire, with fire they could use it for visibility at night, also for hunting </li></ul><ul><li>Homo Erectus were the first early humans to hunt </li></ul>Stone knives the Homo Erectus used
  6. 6. <ul><li>The homo sapiens were smarter and stronger, allowing them to come up with more complex tools </li></ul><ul><li>Homo Sapiens used tools that can be thrown such as harpoons, spears, and sharp knives using stone to carve them </li></ul><ul><li>Homo Sapiens had developed a language allowing them to hunt bigger prey, they could work as a team </li></ul><ul><li>They also built shelters to protect themselves from the weather </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Cro-Magnon people were also very smart, so they could come up with better tools </li></ul><ul><li>They used many tools to hunt and used fish hooks, to fish </li></ul><ul><li>They were first found in France </li></ul><ul><li>They also made rafts and canoes for travelling </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Homo Sapiens Sapiens are modern humans, Us! </li></ul><ul><li>They made their tools very precisely </li></ul><ul><li>They also weaved baskets from reeds </li></ul><ul><li>According to scientists </li></ul><ul><li>Early humans left behind stones, pottery, and jewellery </li></ul><ul><li>They also were the first hominids to farm </li></ul><ul><li>As they are the same group that we evolved from, as we evolved, we made major advancements in technology </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>http://ancienthistory.pppst.com/earlyman.html PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australopithecus_afarensis </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/carlos_lorenzo/2164321316/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/seabird/2133137030/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/baggis/431156475/in/photostream/ </li></ul><ul><li>Socials text book </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.robinsdocksideshop.com/home_2.htm </li></ul>

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