• TB --> pp. 21-24.
  • How Man Evolved (Time, August 23, 1999).


  • To list behaviors that set humans apart from other animals.
  • To understand how Neanderthals lived and explain the technical and cultural advances made by them.
  • To explain the causes for the disappearance of Neanderthals by distinguishing between "multi-regional" versus "out of Africa" theories.
  • To be able to compare and contrast Neanderthal life and culture with that of the Cro-Magnons.
  • To explain the reasons why prehistoric humans created cave paintings.
  • To identify the major achievements of the late Paleolithic Age.


  Shanidar   Neanderthal   Homo Sapiens   Homo
  "Multi-Regional Theory"   "Out-Of-Africa Theory"   technology   Ice Age
  Cro-Magnon   Lascaux   Beringia   Altamira


  Be able to find and identify the following on a map of Southern
  Europe and the Mediterranean region:  

  • Shanidar, Zagros Mountains
  • Neander Valley, Germany
  • Altamira, Spain
  • Lascaux, France


Multiple Choice