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Unit 1: Prehistory

Explore the links below to help further your understanding of what we've studied this unit.

Çatalhöyük - Morgan Freeman in The Story of God

Çatalhöyük - Morgan Freeman in The Story of God

Morgan Freeman (part of the National Geographic Documentary The Story of God) travels to Turkey and explores the ancient city of Çatalhöyük with archaeologis...

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There Was No First Human

There Was No First Human

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Louise Leakey: Digging for humanity's origins

Louise Leakey: Digging for humanity's origins

http://www.ted.com Louise Leakey asks, "Who are we?" The question takes her to the Rift Valley in Eastern Africa, where she digs for the evolutionary origins...

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Lascaux

Lascaux

If you want to explore Lascaux more this website is a great way to see it.

The discovery of the monumental Lascaux cave in 1940 brought with it a new era in our knowledge of both prehistoric art and human origins. Today, the cave continues to feed our collective imagination

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Did Humans Make These Ancient Cave Paintings? | National Geographic

Did Humans Make These Ancient Cave Paintings? | National Geographic

Great video showing the cave paintings at Lascaux.

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Mesopotamia 5 Traits of Civilization

Mesopotamia 5 Traits of Civilization

A good resource if you would like to read more about examples of each of the characteristics of a civilization we've researched.

Review:  Who were the Sumerians?  The Rise of Civilization The domestication of crops and animals is called agriculture. Before the rise of agriculture, people were nomadic hunter-gatherers ....

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Traits of Civilization

Traits of Civilization

This video is a good follow-up to our discussion on the characteristics of a civilization.

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The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

A good overview of our unit on prehistory, especially the importance of the Agricultural Revolution.

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Prehistory & Early Humans Flashcards | Quizlet

Prehistory & Early Humans Flashcards | Quizlet

Vocabulary from Unit 1 of World History. Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

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