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Prehistory
The time before people could write.
Neolithic
New stone period.
Johanson
Discovered Lucy.
Mesolithic
Middle stone period.
Stone Age
Time when early humans used stone tools. Divided into three different periods-Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic.
Radiocarbon Dating
Way of studying remains of once living things.
Anthropology
Study of culture.
Nomad
A person who moves from place to place to find food.
Cro magnon
Type of Homo sapien; Taller than neandrathal; Replaced neadrathal.
Ice Age
Time when Earth experienced 4 long periods of cold climate.
Homo erectus
Early human who could walk upright. Lived as nomads.
Archaeology
Scientists who study prehistoric life; look for artifacts.
Neandrathal
First Homo sapien; Hunter; Used tools
Homo sapien
"Person who thinks"
Homo habilis
Made their homes in trees; Had limited speech; Worked together to gather food.