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Powerpoint stone age

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Powerpoint stone age

  1. 1. A quick look at the Timeline of the World <ul><li>The Timeline of the World is divided to two: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Prehistory- refer to the time when the world did not invent writing yet, thus, there were no records yet. It could mean the beginning of the universe although historians more popularly refer to the three ages of early humans. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Time Periods (Jurgensen Thomsen, 1807) Three Great Ages of Prehistoric Time 1. Stone Age 2. Bronze Age 3. Iron Age
  3. 3. Timeline of the world <ul><li>History- the time when man already invented writing making possible the recording of events. </li></ul><ul><li>This period refers to the: </li></ul><ul><li>1) ancient times- about 4,000 B.C. to 499 A.D. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Medieval period- about 500 A.D. to 1499 A.D. </li></ul><ul><li>3) Modern Period- 1500 to the present </li></ul>
  4. 4. Motivation Questions: <ul><li>1) What was the great, if not the greatest, discovery of early humans? (stone or lithos in greek) </li></ul><ul><li>2) Why was the stone the foundation of early human culture? </li></ul><ul><li>( The early humans used it for many purposes.) </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Paleolithic (Old Stone Age)– about 400,000 to 10,000 B.C. <ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><li>1) used the rough/rugged stones for tools and weapons </li></ul><ul><li>2) absolute dependence on nature (also called complete environmental parasitism) by gathering food and hunting animals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Characteristics of Paleolithic Age <ul><li>3) discovered fire from stones for cooking, warmth and protection from animals </li></ul><ul><li>4) high degree of spirituality and connection to nature by practicing Animism and Polytheism </li></ul><ul><li>5) Extremely nomadic way of life (moving from place to place to hunt) </li></ul><ul><li>6) belief in the afterlife (bury the dead with important items) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Artifacts of Paleolithic Age
  8. 8. Mesolithic age <ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><li>1) formation of forests after melting of ice caps </li></ul><ul><li>2) started to depend on rivers </li></ul><ul><li>3) started domestication of animals </li></ul>
  9. 9. Neolithic Age <ul><li>1) used polished and bladed stones </li></ul><ul><li>2) started agriculture and more domestication of animals </li></ul><ul><li>3) more sedentary life (stayed in fixed places able to build cities) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Neolithic age (polished stone)
  11. 11. The metal ages <ul><li>1) copper age (copper for jewelry and weapons) </li></ul><ul><li>2) bronze age (combining copper and tin; bronze is more durable; bladed weapons) </li></ul><ul><li>3) iron age (strongest metal among the three first used by the Hittites) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Valuing Question: <ul><li>If you were to name our age now according to what we commonly use (like the use of stones for stone age), what would it be? Why? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Check up quiz (15 items) <ul><li>1-2) What are the two divisions of the world history timeline? </li></ul><ul><li>3-5) What are the three prehistoric ages? </li></ul><ul><li>6-8) What are the three ages of prehistoric stone age? </li></ul><ul><li>9) What is the meaning of the Greek word “Lithos”? </li></ul><ul><li>10) What is the meaning of the Greek word “Paleos”? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Check up quiz continuation <ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>11) Ancient Asia refers to the stone age? </li></ul><ul><li>12) The humans of the Paleolithic Age were sedentary. </li></ul><ul><li>13) The humans of the New Stone Age were nomadic. </li></ul><ul><li>14) First to use iron were the Elamites. </li></ul><ul><li>15) There was relative dependence on nature during the Paleolithic Age. </li></ul>

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