Sunday, March 1, 2015

Prehistoric Humans


Prehistoric Humans

Background Information
World Museum of Man
Becoming Human
Prehistory Life, Archaeology, Investigations (PBS)
Prehistoric Man (History Link 101, not all secular)

Cave Art
Prehistoric Life: Caveman Facts (BBC)
Cave Art
European Prehistoric Art
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: 8000-2000 BC (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Africa
The Great Human Migration | Smithsonian
Human Prehistory | Khan Academy

European Continent 
Atapuerca Foundation
Prehistoric Britain (Show Me)
Timeline British History for Kids: Prehistoric
Neanderthal (BBC Nature)
Tollund Man (Denmark)
France's Magical Cave Art (National Geographic)
Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley (France, UNESCO World Heritage Centre)
Lascaux Cave Paintings (Bradshaw Foundation)
Lascaux ca. 15,000 BC  (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

North America
National Park Service (Conduct a search using the term "prehistoric" and quite a few national parks have archeological details about the specific region.)
Prehistoric Timeline (Utah)
Encountering the Prehistoric People of New Mexico (Earthwatch)
Prehistoric Native People (Florida)
Texas Beyond History for Kids (Mixes prehistory with modern)
Ohio’s Prehistoric People (Western Reserve Public Media)
Prehistoric Diary (Arizona, lesson plans)
Eastern Sierra Outreach (California, CSUS)
Late Prehistoric Period (Yellowstone NP, USNPS)
Prehistoric Mississippian 

Videos
Early Man Educational Videos (WatchKnowLearn)
Human Prehistory 101 (4 videos, Khan Academy)

Activities
Create Your Own Pictograph
TimeWarp Trio: Neanderthal (pdf)

Books
Prehistoric Man, Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Book)
The First Dog by Jan Brett
There Was an Old Man Who Painted the Sky by Teri Sloat  (Author), Stefano Vitale (Illustrator) - Based on the 1879 discovery of ceiling paintings in Spain’s Altamira Cave
Frozen Man by David Getz (Author), Peter McCarty (Illustrator)
Your Mother Was a Neanderthal #4 (Time Warp Trio) by Jon Scieszka
The Stone Age (Step Into)
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Mammoth Hunter: Dangerous Beasts You'd Rather Not Encounter 
by John Malam , David Antram

For Fun

Prehistoric Mathematics

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