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  1. 1. Early Man WS 2 a-d
  2. 2. Early Man <ul><li>Scientific name is homo sapiens. </li></ul><ul><li>Emerged in Africa between 100,000 and 400,000 years ago. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hunters and Gathers <ul><li>Early humans were hunters and gathers who survival depended on the availability of wild plants and animals. They moved many times and did not build houses. </li></ul><ul><li>They settled around waterways because there were more plants and animals. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life during the Paleolithic Era (Old Stone Age) <ul><li>People were nomadic (migrated from place to place in search of food, water, and shelter). Began about 2,000,000 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>They lived in clans, and moved with these people. </li></ul><ul><li>Invented the first tools made out of stone. </li></ul><ul><li>Learned how to make fire, which gave them heat and light. </li></ul><ul><li>They had an oral language, but no written language. </li></ul><ul><li>First people to create “cave art”. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hunters and Gathers Early Cave Art
  6. 6. Early “Cave Art”
  7. 7. Hunters and Gathers First Tools
  8. 8. Life During the Neolithic Era (New Stone Age) <ul><li>Developed the Agricultural Revolution (when people learned to grow their own crops) and became farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>They grew enough food to domesticate or tame animals (make a wild animal gentler and easier to deal with). </li></ul><ul><li>Some of these animals helped families with their work, and other times they were killed for food. </li></ul><ul><li>People started to create pottery, more advanced tools, and weaving during this time. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Archaeologists <ul><li>People who find and study fossils, remains, and artifacts of people that lived a long time ago. </li></ul><ul><li>These scientists perform tests on these fossils to learn more about them, such as how old they are. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Stonehenge <ul><li>Stonehenge is an example of an archaeological site in England that was started in the Neolithic Era. </li></ul>