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  • Paleolithic Stone Tools

    The Upper Paleolithic also known as the “Stone age” was one of the most substantial transitions in the world. Back about 40,000 years ago modern humans began to explore their capabilities and made artifacts to the future today. Their expansions in this era includes making stone stools for carving and hunting, artwork, and even burials. It is important to realize the benefits of these artifacts that serve the worlds proposes today. Stone tools are considered a brilliant invention after discovering that some stone tools date back to 2 million years ago. The first oldest stone tool was found in Gola River, Ethiopia in the 1990’s. It dated back to 2.6 m.y.a. which means that this era was about 5.3 to 2.5 million years ago. Stone tools are the earliest human artifacts that archaeologists study (Prince, Feinmen 2013). They vary in shape, size, and all made from rock. They were made by…

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  • Stone Tools Research Paper

    they want” -George Lucas. Stone tool technology evolved quite drastically from the lower Paleolithic, middle Paleolithic until the upper Paleolithic.Tools are and have always been a necessity that are needed for humans to better adapt to their surroundings from generation to generation. Early on tools were very rudimentary but were still quite sophisticated for technology and knowledge available for the time. However, in time tools became more complex. The Paleolithic era or better known as…

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  • Hacienda Plains Case Study

    The Totalrecs were superior builders to the Nanosec, as evidenced by the carefully cut stonework. It is likely that they were able to achieve this due to the fact that they were a more “advanced” civilization technologically on par with the Zatopec. The Totalrec had both their stolen goods (which must have included iron tools, as it would most likely be near impossible to create their elaborate pyramids otherwise) and a social organization structured enough to include rulers or kings, as…

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  • Collective Learning Research Paper

    trace the roots of collective learning from the use of stone tools to the present and its potential in the future. When I look at the technology around me, my phone, my laptop, my car, I think about the effort and knowledge that went into creating these things. The same kind of effort and knowledge went into creating human societies, religions, legal systems, literature, and sciences. All of this is not the work of one man but the collective effort of millions of minds interacting…

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  • Oldowan Technology

    Evidence of Tool Use by Early Hominins Tool use has been around for ages we all know this because we are surrounded by it every day, but how long has tool use in human history been at play? There is evidence of early hominids making and using stone tools that date back millions of years ago. These tools are the earliest known signs of modifying natural materials for use as a tool. In this article we will travel back to the early stages of human evolution to date when we began to use objects to…

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  • Who Is David Hume Persuasive Essay

    chimpanzees and their use of tools. However, his argument that animals learn based on experience or observation is slightly more persuasive than his argument that animals are ruled by custom or instinct. One argument of Hume’s is that animals learn things based on experiences of cause and effect. He expands on this by giving an example of a horse not attempting to jump higher than it knows it can from past experience (Hume, pg. 68). This account of the reason of animals is persuasive because it…

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  • Personal Narrative: Paleolithic Culture

    dark times, known to you as nights. I have no formal written language and am able to be equal in cognition and articulation as you, though this does not hold true for me in my time. My life here is during the time you refer to as the "Paleolithic” period. This is the earliest t and longest age of the Stone Age, lasting from c. 1, 5000,000 to c. 8000 B.C. We actively developed and utilize stone tools and weapons for our daily needs: Stone is so much more effective and reliable than wood or bone.…

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  • Bonobos And Chimpanzees: A Comparative Analysis

    In discovering the capabilities of bonobos and chimpanzees making use of sophisticated pre-agricultural tools this potentially changes the way hominin evolution developed. Such usage of tools was once regarded as a particular characteristic of archaic pre-humans. Bonobos were observed performing complex action such as using tools to extract food, or using spears for attack or defense. Bonobos are similar to chimpanzees, but previously bonobos did not show a cultural diversity in use of tools as…

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  • Tool Mark Investigation Essay

    Background: The goal of this examination was to compare the suspect’s tools that were submitted to the markings that were found on seven (7) items of evidence. In order to determine if a tool that was submitted could have left a particular mark, class characteristics from both the tools and the mark were observed and recorded, as well as compared to one another in order to narrow down the list of potential tools that could have left a tool mark found on a given item of evidence. Some class…

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  • Analysis: Tool Mark Impressions

    INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE I AND II (Lab Exercise #7) TO: Mr. Francis Burke, Forensic Science Laboratory FROM: Jason Skidmore, Scot Turner, Matthew Wills, and Martin Maldonado: Team Microsil SUBJECT: Tool Mark Impressions A. Description of Assignment This lab was divided into two separate days. On Tuesday, January, 26tht, 2016 in the Police Academy’s Forensic Lab Room 321 at 12:29 a.m., team Microsil began the first part of their Tool Mark Impressions lab. The first part was…

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