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hunters and gatherers

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paleolithic
Old Stone Age when people made tools from stones and were hunters and gatherers
mesolithic
Middle Stone Age
neolithic
Most recent period of the Stone Age
Man learns to farm
fossil
remains of something that was once living
artifact
remains of things that were man-made
hominids
family of mankind and his/her relatives
bipedalism
moving on two legs in an upright manner
nomads
people who moved from place to place in search of food
band
group of related families who cooperated for a common purpose
basic needs
food, clothing, shelter
migration
movement from one place to another, usually refers to a long trip by a group
ice age
any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
glacier
large, thick body of slowly moving ice
tundra
a large, flat plain without trees in the arctic regions
division of labor
a system in which the members of a group do different tasks according to their abilities and the group's needs
role
part person plays in the band such as a hunter
prehistory
the time before written records