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a person who moves from place to place with the seasons

nomad

2

a way of life

culture

3

the first modern humans

Homo sapiens

4

a person whose food supply is small animals and wild plants

hunter-gatherer

5

a new way of doing things

innovation

6

About 2.5 million years ago, humans learned how to make tools out of ____

stone

7

When people lived in wandering bands, probably the most important task for men was ______

hunting

8

Neanderthals were the first people to ____

bury their dead

9

Homo sapiens were taller and more athletic than Neanderthals; they also had a complex

language

10

Name two ways that the use of fire affected early hunter-gatherer societies

the fire provided light and heat

11

Study what?

firsts, inventions/discoveries, major events and dates