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The Paleolithic Era
Early Human Cave Paintngs
During the Paleolithic era, early humans painted pictures on cave walls. This links talks about why early humans painted on walls and what we can learn from studying them.
The Cave Paintings in Lascaux, France
The Caves of Lascaux, which are found in France, are some of the best preserved cave paintings from the Paleolithic era. This link lets you take a virtual tour of the caves.
Hunters and Gatherers
During the Paleolithic era, humans had to hunt and gather their food to survive. This link talks about what early humans ate and how they got their food.
Paleolithic Age Facts
This link has facts about life during the Paleolithic era.
How Did Stone Age Hunters-Gatherers Live?
This site is out of the BBC and talks about life during the Paleolithic era. It has a few videos and lots of information about how the people hunted and gathered their food.
The Neolithic Era
This link talks about how early humans went from hunting and gathering to settling down and farming. It also talks about why historians believe people started to settle down.
Who were the first farmers?
This site is from the BBC and it discusses the first people to farm. You can learn about farming techniques and crops that were grown.
The New Stone Age (Neolithic Age)
This is a teacher created online text book. It talks about life during the Neolithic era. It also has many pictures that illustrate life in the Stone Age.
Neolithic Era Timeline
This is a basic timeline of facts from around the world describing life during the Neolithic era.
A collection of articles, photos, and videos about art and architecture during the Neolithic era.
Stonehenge, c. 3,000 B.C.E., Salisbury Plain, England