|Early Humans - Hominids
– Hominids, are the family of mankind and his or her relatives
3 million years ago, Lucy’s people lived
Primates and early man appeared
Early human-like hominids could stand upright, apes could not.
Early man’s hands were jointed differently.
Old Stone Age people – “hunters and gatherers”
First hominid to use tools made from stone
The did not plant crops; they gathered fruits, berries , vegetables and nuts
They were taller than Lucy’s people BUT they didn’t know how to make fire
Upright Man – Stone Age People
1 million years ago, early-man walked nearly upright
They began to slowly leave Africa, moved around in search of food (nomadic)
Did know how to make fire.
Advanced tool-making skills.
Cooked , kept warm and socialized around the fire. Maybe, they planned their next attack.
The time of the last Ice Age.
Tall, smart, good hunter and lived in caves.
They were one of the early species of man to die out
-lived in the region we now call Europe
They worked together , so they could live a better quality of life for their tribe
They used “high-tech” tools.
They developed new technology to improve their quality of life
They built rafts and canoes, traps, cups, jewelery
The Caves of Lascaux