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  1. a species of hominid that lived in Europe and Western Asia from 230,000 years ago to about 30,000 years ago
  2. the period in the geologic time scale beginning about 65 million years ago and continuing until the present day- most fossils from this era. Many mammals, birds, insects, and flowering plants. Humans and their ancestors are in this era
  3. the period in the geologic time scale beginning about 540 million years ago and ending about 248 million years ago- fish, sponges, corals, snails, clams, squids, and trilobites were abundant. Plants, fungi, and aerobic organisms colonized on land. Creepers began to crawl on land.
  4. the period in the geologic time scale beginning about 248 million years ago and lasting about 183 million years ago- called Age of the Reptiles. Dinosaurs, marine lizards, birds, cone-bearing trees, and starting flower bearing plants.
  5. opposable thumbs, opposable big toes in all primates except humans, 5 fingers, binocular vision
  6. an early hominid that evolved more than 3.6 million years ago

5 True/False questions

  1. Prosimiansfamily referring specifically to humans and several extinct human-like species, some of which were human ancestors, 4.4 million years ago

          

  2. Absolute Datingestimating the age of a sample or event in years , usually by measuring the amount of unstable atoms in the sample

          

  3. List the defining characteristics for each era.Precambrian: cyanobacteria, eukaryotes, prokaryotes, oxygen in the atmosphere, ozone
    Paleozoic: creepers, plants, aerobic animals
    Mesozoic: Age of the Reptiles, dinosaurs
    Cenozoic: humans and their ancestors

          

  4. Hominidsfamily referring specifically to humans and several extinct human-like species, some of which were human ancestors, 4.4 million years ago

          

  5. Eukaryotea cell that contains a central nucleus and a complicated internal structure