Name ________________________________________ Date _________________________ Early Humans and Settlements Study Guide Important Vocabulary: Culture Migration Technology Excavate Artifact Archaeologist Specialization Domestication Revolution Nomad Paleolithic Era Neolithic Era Hunters-Gatherers Agriculture History Key Concepts: Compare/Contrast the Old Stone Age and the New Stone Age Purposes of migration The impact of technology on society The effect of the Neolithic Revolution Discoveries of cave paintings in Lascaux, France, and the Neolithic settlement of Catalhoyuk, in present-day Turkey Turning point from nomadic life to sedentary life Understanding timelines; BC/BCE and AD/CE Essential Questions: Study of Culture/Uncovering the Past: What do archaeologists look for and study as they uncover the past? How do they search for the artifacts? What effect does geography have on their research? How do scientists know how old an artifact is? Why should we study the past? Migration and the Neolithic Revolution: Where have scientists found the earliest evidence of humans? Why did the early humans migrate? Why did that lifestyle change? What are some of the factors that caused this revolution? Why did people domesticate animals? Technology and its Impact on Human Lives: How did technology advance from the Old Stone Age to the New Stone Age? How can we tell if an object was made during the Paleolithic Era or the Neolithic Era? In what ways does technology help improve human lives? How did technology impact job specialization? Why did job specialization lead to social classes? How do I study? Refer to your notes and handouts Log-on to Mr. Quartararo’s Website (manhassetschools.org) and click on Social Studies Notes 2015-2016. Log-on to your Discovery Education Accounts: www.discoveryeducation.com and review any of the readings, video segments, and images from Chapters 1 (Human Origins) and 2 (Agriculture and Settlement) *(unsername is [email protected]; password is Manhasset) Review a little each night instead of waiting for the last minute! ASK QUESTIONS TO YOUR TEACHER!!!!!!