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Peopling the

Earth
By Jose Rosario
Notebook Page 2
A. 2000 million years ago life began
on earth.
1.Life began only
in the water,
there was no
life on the
dry land.
2.
Life originates in warm seas.

From this line down these animals wer


B. Tiny single celled organisms
seaweeds and soft-bodied creatures
without backbones
1.1200 million years
ago the first
multi celled
organism
appeared on
earth.
2.Jelly fish & worms
3.Then, 900 million
years ago the
first shelled
creatures
appeared, ex.
Earth Evolution
C. Around 500m years ago Oxygen
reaches the present days level in the
atmosphere, trilobites crustaceans
appeared in the oceans.
1.Around 400
millions years
ago the first
plants &
animals
emerged for the
sea
2.Creatures with
backbone like
scorpions &
D. Primitive are the fish first
creature with backbone.
1.The Age of the fishes began 300 to
200 million years ago.
2.Amphibians are the first
creatureswith
creatures backbone to crawl
out of the water.
3.Reptiles are the first backbone
creatures to breed on land.
4.The Dinosaurs Era began at the
end of this period between 150 &
65 million years ago.
Dinosaurs Era
E. Foot Print of Human
History
1.Scientists in Africa found a footprint
which they believed were more
than 3 million years’ old.
2.We learn about prehistory by
studying artifacts & fossils.
3.Scientist use carbon-14 as a
method to date the artifacts &
fossils found.
4.They estimate that some fossils are
40,000 or 50,000 years’ old.
Human Foot Print
Early Human
Homo Habilis
Human
Evolution
Human Evolution
F. Between 2,000,000 B.C. and
about 35,000 B.C. is what we
called the stone age.
age
1.We divide this age in two, the
Old Stone Age and the
New Stone Age.Age
2.It is called the stone age
because all the artifacts
consisted of stone.
3.People attached a stone to a
G. Between the 2,000,000 B.C.
and 8,000 B.C. people were
hunters and food gatherers.

1.These people were nomads.


2.They moved from place to place
gathering, berries, roots and nuts
for food.
3.They also followed herds of animals.
When the food was gone, they
moved to another area.
H. They walked in groups of 12
or 20 people, usually families or
clans.
1.They lived, worked
and hunted
together. This
was the best
way to survive.