8-04HW: Write a summary paragraph on human  originsEssential Questions:Where do human beings come from?Why do people live ...
http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-evolution-timeline-interactive• Video from Smithsonian Museum of Natural  Histor...
Scientific Theory of Human EvolutionAustralapithicus Afarensis• Remains of pre-historic humans from 4 million   years BCE ...
Homo Habilis aka “Handy Man”
Homo Habilis or Handy Man
Homo Erectus“Upright Man”• Lived 1.8 million to200,000 BCE• Traveled out of Africa toAsia and Europe.• Used complex tools ...
Homo Erectus
Homo Sapiens:• Modern day humans –replaced Neanderthals andHomo Erectus• 200,000 years ago totoday – left SW Africaapproxi...
Homo Sapiens
Homo SapienNeanderthalensis400,000 to 30,000    Years ago   Cro-Magnon 30,000 – 10,000,  only in Europe
MITOCHONDRIAL DNA Evidence for Homo Sapien  Movement1/RED= Homo Sapiens 2/Olive Neanderthals3/Early Hominids
Stone Age:• Lasts from 2 million to 3000 BCE, ends with  learning how to make metal tools• Live as Hunter-Gatherers of ani...
Fertile Crescent Farming
The Fertile Crescent / Ancient          MesopotamiaEGYPT   Israel     Syria      Iraq – Iran        Called the Middle East...
Finish Class Work / HomeworkDay in the Life of Early MankindChoose 1 Time PeriodWrite a paragraph with 3 Facts orDraw an i...
•   6000 BCE Copper•   2700 BCE Bronze (copper and tin)•   2000- 1800 BCE iron usage begins•   1200-1000 BCE Iron usage wi...
Human Origins and Development
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Human Origins and Development

  1. 1. 8-04HW: Write a summary paragraph on human originsEssential Questions:Where do human beings come from?Why do people live together?How have people changed over time?
  2. 2. http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-evolution-timeline-interactive• Video from Smithsonian Museum of Natural History: http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/genetics /one-species-living-worldwide
  3. 3. Scientific Theory of Human EvolutionAustralapithicus Afarensis• Remains of pre-historic humans from 4 million years BCE are found only in Africa,• Can walk upright (apes cannot)Homo Habilis• “Handy Man” 1.5 – 2 million years ago• Hunter-Gatherer• used simple stone tools to kill and skin animals
  4. 4. Homo Habilis aka “Handy Man”
  5. 5. Homo Habilis or Handy Man
  6. 6. Homo Erectus“Upright Man”• Lived 1.8 million to200,000 BCE• Traveled out of Africa toAsia and Europe.• Used complex tools likehand axe; clothes fromanimal skins; uses fire
  7. 7. Homo Erectus
  8. 8. Homo Sapiens:• Modern day humans –replaced Neanderthals andHomo Erectus• 200,000 years ago totoday – left SW Africaapproximately 70,000 yearsago• Used hooks, spears, bowand arrows, rafts, cavepaintings, burials
  9. 9. Homo Sapiens
  10. 10. Homo SapienNeanderthalensis400,000 to 30,000 Years ago Cro-Magnon 30,000 – 10,000, only in Europe
  11. 11. MITOCHONDRIAL DNA Evidence for Homo Sapien Movement1/RED= Homo Sapiens 2/Olive Neanderthals3/Early Hominids
  12. 12. Stone Age:• Lasts from 2 million to 3000 BCE, ends with learning how to make metal tools• Live as Hunter-Gatherers of animals and plantsFarming Begins aproximately 8000 BCEPeople slowly begin to grow their own crops from seeds of wheat and barley.• Settle permanently in 1 area. Domesticate (train) cattle, pigs, and goats for their meat, milk, skins, and to pull plows.
  13. 13. Fertile Crescent Farming
  14. 14. The Fertile Crescent / Ancient MesopotamiaEGYPT Israel Syria Iraq – Iran Called the Middle East Today
  15. 15. Finish Class Work / HomeworkDay in the Life of Early MankindChoose 1 Time PeriodWrite a paragraph with 3 Facts orDraw an image with 10 detailed items (colored pencils when completed for extra credit)Due Tomorrow
  16. 16. • 6000 BCE Copper• 2700 BCE Bronze (copper and tin)• 2000- 1800 BCE iron usage begins• 1200-1000 BCE Iron usage widespread

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