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Homo Sapiens

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Jake Merritt

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli
Homo Sapiens
Location
Shelter
Tools
Tools of Homo Sapiens range from arrow heads, to modern fishing poles. From 2.6 millon years ago all the way to the 21 century.
Some tools in that time period are:
By: Jake Merritt
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Alyssa Fennell
Citations
"Tools & Food." Human Evolution by The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.
"Hominid Species." Hominid Species. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.
"Hominid Species." Hominid Species. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.
"Tools & Food." Human Evolution by The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.
"Tools & Food." Human Evolution by The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.

Propose
Human ancestors first appeared in the African Rift Valley from which they migrated, north, east west and south.

We are proposing an idea to put a new exhibit in The Museum of Natural History featuring Homo Sapiens.
Anatomy
Back then, we were very hairy.
The earliest human species were small in size. They usually have long arms and short logs
Hammerstones
Diet
Wooden Spears
Horse Bone Spears
They had a large rib cage to store their stomach, intestines, and more body parts to break down food.
Bone Needles
Bone Hooks
And Pottery.
Since it was a very hot climate, they had narrow bodies to help them stay cool.
Meat is a good source of calories, protein, fat, and nutrients.
meat does not naturally contain chemicals so it was a relatively safe food for early humans.

Their diets ranged from....

Eating meat and other foods lead to more energy available for tall bodies and larger brains.
Meat
Fruits
Seeds
The aid of technology were boats for modern humans.
The earliest hearths are at least 790,000 years old.
Modern humans are dated approximately 200-250 thousand years back. Modern forms of Homo sapiens first appear about 195,000 years ago.
Miscellaneous Facts
Homo erectus (left) and Homo sapiens (right) illustrate rapid increase in brain size.
Homo sapiens sapiens (modern).
They go from...
Homo sapiens,
We live in homes all over the world between big homes, medium homes, small homes, teepees, hotels, pent houses, condos, and caves.
to Homo sapiens neanderthalensis,
to Homo floresiensis,
and finally...
Handaxes

and animals.
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