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Reflective Teaching


Hannah Priest

on 18 March 2012

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Transcript of Reflective Teaching

The Arrowhead History of Arrowheads
Bifurcation: An indentation in the base of the point Arrowheads have been used since prehistoric times.
They have been used primarily as hunting and military weapons.
We usually think of Native Americans creating and using arrowheads, but the first arrowheads were actually found in South African,European, and Asian countries.
Arrowheads have been made of shaped flint, stone, metal, and other hard materials
"Bow and Arrow." Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 17 Mar. 2012. Notch:
The open area that sets the stem apart from the body Barb:
The raised section of the shoulder which forms the notch with the stem Stems:
The section of the point used to
attach the point to a wooden shaft Bevel:
Pronounced flaking along the edge which creates a sharp angle between the surface of the blade and the cutting edge Percussion Flaking:
Areas with large, deep flakes Pressure Flaking:
Small, flaked areas Serration:
A jagged
cutting edge Bases:
The outside edges of the
stem Shoulder:
The section parallel to
the base and adjacent to
the stem. Blade:
The main body
of the point Real Flint Arrowheads!
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