PrehistoryUnit 1: Early Human Society
Human OriginsWhat is prehistory?• Prehistory dates back  to the time before the  invention of writing  roughly 5,000 years...
What is an archaeologist?            • Scientist who learn about              early people by              excavating and ...
What is an anthropologist?• Scientists who study  culture and try to recreate  a picture of early people’s  cultural behav...
What is a paleontologist?• Scientists who study  fossils and use complex  techniques to date  ancient fossil remains  and ...
Paleolithic Age:• The Old Stone Age• About 2.5 million B.C. to  8,000 B.C.• Oldest stone chopping  tools date back to this...
Paleolithic Age:                Neolithic Age:• The Old Stone Age             •   The New Stone Age                       ...
The Agricultural Revolution• Also called the Neolithic Revolution• Increases in global temperature after the Ice Age along...
Post               Agricultural               RevolutionBeginning of agriculture                              Agricultural...
(Maps 101- spread of agriculture)
In your journal please respond to       the following questionQuestion: What effect did the agricultural revolution have o...
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  1. 1. PrehistoryUnit 1: Early Human Society
  2. 2. Human OriginsWhat is prehistory?• Prehistory dates back to the time before the invention of writing roughly 5,000 years ago.
  3. 3. What is an archaeologist? • Scientist who learn about early people by excavating and studying the traces of early settlements
  4. 4. What is an anthropologist?• Scientists who study culture and try to recreate a picture of early people’s cultural behavior- customs, family life, and social relationships.
  5. 5. What is a paleontologist?• Scientists who study fossils and use complex techniques to date ancient fossil remains and rocks.
  6. 6. Paleolithic Age:• The Old Stone Age• About 2.5 million B.C. to 8,000 B.C.• Oldest stone chopping tools date back to this era• Nomadic- hunting & gathering people
  7. 7. Paleolithic Age: Neolithic Age:• The Old Stone Age • The New Stone Age • 8,000 B.C. – 3,000 B.C. in• About 2.5 million B.C. to some areas 8,000 B.C. • Used polished stone tools,• Oldest stone chopping made pottery, grew crops, and tools date back to this era raised animals (domestication).• Nomadic- hunting & • Began to be sedentary and gathering people less nomadic
  8. 8. The Agricultural Revolution• Also called the Neolithic Revolution• Increases in global temperature after the Ice Age along with discoveries about planting seeds led to the beginning of agriculture.• With a food surplus, world population increased dramatically• People began to build permanent homes and settlements (villages, towns, cities)
  9. 9. Post Agricultural RevolutionBeginning of agriculture Agricultural Revolution
  10. 10. (Maps 101- spread of agriculture)
  11. 11. In your journal please respond to the following questionQuestion: What effect did the agricultural revolution have on population growth? Why?

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