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Paleolithic Age

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To move from one place to another in order to survive Migration
A prehistoric group that gathered food and lived together Band
An area where hunters and food gatherers live and hunt Home Territory
The time before people began to keep written records Prehistory
Another name for the Paleolithic Age Old Stone Age
The first fires were started by this Lightning
Invention that made life easier Tools and weapons (fire)
This made it possible for people to work together, share ideas, and pass on their beliefs and stories Development of language
These early humans used pitfalls to trap large animals Neanderthals
Considered the first modern humans Cro-Magnons
The time period which is considered the Paleolithic Age 2.3 million to 10,000 years ago
Man who thinks Homo Sapiens
Clothing during the Paleolithic Age was made from this Animal Skins
Made houses by covering a frame of mammoth bones with animal skins Neanderthals
First people to bury their dead Neanderthals
Had drainage ditches in their cave homes Neanderthals
Bands cooperated to hunt large animals Cro-Magnons
Traded materials like amber and shells Cro-Magnons
Made statue out of bone, ivory and clay Cro-Magnons
Invented axe to cut down trees and hollow logs for canoes Cro-Magnons
Two types of migration Push and Pull migration
Migration that stems from a negative factor (ex. food shortage) Push Migration
Migration that stems from a positive factor (ex. hear of better food supply) Pull migration
Continent that early humans lived on first East Africa
What are the four basic needs of people? Food, water, shelter and safety
What is the name of the land bridge that early humans crossed to get to the Americas? Beringia
What can lead to physical changes over time in animals? genetic mutations
When living things adapt to their environment to survive and produce more offspring is called? Natural selection
Early humans could do two things that other animals could NOT. What are they? walk upright and use tools
A special skill that helps an animal to survive and do everything it needs to do is called.... adaptation
Name an example of an adaptation camouflage, hibernation, and hair/fur
A period of a long term drop in global temperature is called... Ice Age
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