what is a human-made object, such as a tool, weapon, or piece of jewelry
what is a people's unique way of life, as shown by its tools, customs, arts, and ideas
what is a member of a biological group including human beings and related species that walk upright.
a cold period in which huge ice sheets spread outward from the polar regions, the last one of which lasted from about 1,600,000 to 10,000 B.C.
a prehistoric period that lasted from about 2,500,000 to 8,000 B.C.
a prehistoric period that began about 8000 B.C. and in some areas ended as early as 3000 B.C., during which people learned to polish stone tools, make pottery, grow crops, and raise animals- also called the new stone age
the ways in which people apply knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet their needs.
the biological species to which modern human beings belong
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering from place to place in search of food and water
a member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods
a farming method in which people clear fields by cutting and burning trees and grasses, the ashes of which to fertilize the soil.
the tyaming of animals for human use
a from of trade in which people exchange goods and services without the use of money
a period in human history, beginning around 3000 B.C. in some areas, during which people began using bronze, rather than copper or stone, to fashion tools and weapons.
a system of writing with wedge-shaped symbols, invented by the Sumerians around 3000 B.C.
one of the professional record keepers in early civilizations
a skilled worker, such as a weaver or potter, who makes goods by hand
the devlopment of skills in a particular kind of work, such as trading or record keeping.
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology
the major change in human life caused by the beginnings of farming- that is, by people's shift from food gathering to food producing
"upright man" was more intelligent then previous hominids. first to use fire first developed spoken language.
study a peoples culture
studies the earth
evidence of life preserved in rocks
period of time
before history was written; before writing
developed religious beliefs and performed rituals.
fully modern human created art planned hunts advanced skill in spoken language
a massive temple
the study of creatures that predate hominids
a period containing the paleolithic age and neolithic age