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Stone Ages - Our Beginnings
How did life on earth develop?
How can we learn about the past?
How did early humans improve their lives?
What was life like during the Stone Ages?
Websites to get you started.
What does it mean to be human?
From the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History:
Learn all about early humans. Includes information on tools, food, shelter, clothing, art, music, and more.
First Technologies: Fire and Tools
From UShistory.org: Learn about fire, cooking, tools, and farming from prehistoric times.
Tools and the Stone Age
Readers will learn about some of the tools and weapons that were used during this time on this site.
Stone Age Stencils - Really Old Art
Stencils aren't a modern invention. Stone Age people used their hands as stencils when making cave art ....
This brief but interesting article gives a brief overview of the three parts of the Stone Age followed by a detailed discussion of the advances made during the Neolithic Period in the production of
Early Modern Human Culture
From axes to sewing needles, everything you need to know about........
Spears were the primary tools in the Stone Age. They were used to hunt, for protection, and a variety .......
Prehistoric people used materials from their environment to make....
Human Beings Almost Everywhere
Homo sapiens from 200,000 years ago were nearly identical in genetics and anatomy to humans today. Explore the role of communication for human society. Examine forager communities and early permanent settlements. Study prehistoric art like cave paintings and carved objects.
DK Stone Age Links
Learn interesting information about stone age for kids.
KINOOZE - The Stone Age
News & facts, re-imagined for kids
Inventions and Discoveries
Inventions from 8000 BC and on
Books in our Catalog
The Savage Stone Age
Call Number: 930.12 DEA
Publication Date: 1999
Read on for incredible information on nasty Neanderthals, awesome archaeologists and curious cave paintings. Find out about the truth of Stonehenge and what suffering scientists do with Stone Age poo.
The Oxford Illustrated History of Prehistoric Europe
Call Number: 936 CUN
Publication Date: 2001-05-24
Provides a comprehensive account of prehistoric Europe from the coming of the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire, providing information on the changing landscape of Europe and responses and adaptations to these changes.
Painters of the Caves
Call Number: 759.01 LAU
Publication Date: 1998-02-01
Describes the 1994 discovery made in Chauvet, France, of a cave with Stone Age rock paintings, and discusses the significance of cave art to people living in prehistoric as well as modern times.
A Street Through Time
Call Number: 936 MIL
Publication Date: 1998-11-09
Traces the development of one street from the Stone Age to the present day, from dirt track to the rebuilding of inns as wine bars, showing how people lived and what they did all day.
Arms and Armor
Call Number: 355.824 Bya
Publication Date: 1988-06-12
A photo essay examining the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.
Call Number: 623.4 TUN
Publication Date: 1999-06-17
Pictorial history of military weapons from the stone age to atom bombs.
Secrets of the Ice Man
Call Number: 937 PAT
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Describes the examination of the Ice Man, his clothing, and equipment, found in the Alps near the Austrian-Italian border in September 1991 and thought to be more than 4,000 years old.
Dar and the Spear Thrower
Call Number: FIC COW
Publication Date: 1999
A young Cro-Magnon boy living 15,000 years ago in southeastern France is initiated into manhood by his clan and sets off on a journey to trade his valuable fire rocks for an ivory spear thrower.
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