Vocabulary Terms
Paleolithic Era
Neolithic Era
Mixed
Mixed

100

A social scientist who studies history by digging up artifacts.

What is an archaeologist?

100

This period of time lasted from about 2 million to 10,000 B.C.

What is the Paleolithic Period?

100

Began around 10,000 B.C., later part of the Stone Age.

What is the Neolithic Era (Age)?

100

Lifestyle during the Neolithic Era

What is sedentary?

100

Groups of people who have a complex and organized society

What is a civilization?

200

An object made by humans such as tools

What is an artifact?

200

Another name for the Paleolithic Period (Age)?

What is Old Stone Age ?

200

Another name for the New Stone Age

What is Neolithic Era?

200

I am used to tell what time period an object is from.

What is a fossil?

200

Place where early civilizations developed

What is a river valley?

300

early phase of the stone age, lasted about 2.5 million years.

What is the Paleolithic Age?

300

Material used to make tools and weapons

What is flint (rock) and stone?

300

Grew crops, such as corn, wheat and beans, domesticated animals.

What is farmers during the Neolithic Era?

300

Material used for tools and weapons during the Neolithic Era.

What is polished stone with sharp edges?

300

Used as clothing during the Paleolithic Era.

What is animal skin/fur?

400

Food supply during the Paleolithic Era was collected this way

What is hunted and gathered?

400

What type of housing did nomads live in?

What are caves and mud-brick huts?

400

This enabled man to live a more sedentary lifestyle.

What is development of agriculture/ domestication of animals?

400

Skeletal remains, bones, footprints.

What is a fossil?

400

Having no fixed home, moving according to the seasons.

What is nomadic?

500

A time period or "change" in the way people lived from hunting and gathering to farming.

What is Neolithic Revolution?

500

Used for cooking, warmth, warfare, and to clear brush to see game (wild animals) better. Most important invention.

What is fire?

500

Most important invention during this time period.

What is wheel?

500

Site in present day Turkey, possibly the largest known Neolithic settlement.

What is Catalhoyuk?

500

Time period where glaciers melted, created fertile soil for farming.

What is Ice Ages