Presentation on theme: "By: Jacqueline Gilbert The life BEFORE US.. The Paleolithic Era is the first Era out of three. The Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic. The Paleolithic."— Presentation transcript:
The Paleolithic Era is the first Era out of three. The Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic. The Paleolithic era is the era where we were “apes”. Our First Source of tools was stone. We used it to cut, chop, and scrape food. Paleolithic Era
Paleolithic era Cont. They Are also known as the Homo Habilis group. Homo habilis means “Handy Man”. They were the first people around. They roamed Africa for 2.4 million years. But the dumb thing is their brains are half the size of ours.
Mesolithic era The Mesolithic Era is the second era in the triangle. They had new tools but still used stone. They introduced bone tools, bow and arrows, canoes and pets.
Mesolithic era CONT …. They are also known as the Homo Erectus. Their name means “ upright Man”. They migrated to Asia and Europe. They used advanced tools like an ax. They also learned to control fire.
Neolithic era The Neolithic era was known for their pottery and learned to farm. They still used stone for tools. They are the third era in the triangle.
Neolithic era cont…. And last but not least, is the Homo Sapiens, meaning “wise man”. They appeared in Africa and have been around for 200,000 years. The most important thing was they developed language.