Type
Crossword
Description

the period of time before written records prehistory
the study of material evidence of past human life. archeology
a scientist who examples objects to learn about the human past. archaeologist
scientists who study artifacts but also cultural aspects of humans. anthropologists
old stone age. paleolithic
people whi have no permanent home and wanders from place to place to find food. nomads
Earth was covered by ice and oceans were frozen over. iceage
objects made by humans. artifacts
a thumb that can touch the tips of all other fingers. opposablethumbs
a carving on a rock. petroglyph
the New Stone Age. neolithicera
exchange goods without involving money. barter
belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god. divineright
a god or goddess. deity
a society with cities, a central government, job specilaization, and social classes. civilization
literature that passes by word of mouth from one generation to the next. oraltradition

Stone Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scientist who learns about past human life by studying fossils and artifacts Archaeologist
Weapon, tool, or other item made by humas Artifact
A person who studies and writes about the human past Historian
The earlist part of a time period Paleolithic
People who travel from place to place Nomad
Long periods of extreme cold Iceage
The newest part of a time period Neolithic
The taming of plants and animals Domesticate
The science or practice of farming Agriculture
A particular line of work Specialization

Paleolithic and Neolithic Era Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

New Stone Age
Old Stone Age
Culture
Oraltradition
Prehistory
Civilization
Technology
Hunter-gatherer
Traded
Specializtaion
Surplus
Domestication
Agriculture
Neolithic Era
Paleolithic Era

early humans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

was the key to the survival of Paleolithic people during the Ice Ages. Fire
people that moved place to places Nomads
development of different kinds of jobs. Specialization
or tame animals and plants for human use. Domesticate
a method to help humans perform tasks. Technology
the study of humans. Anthropologist
things that have been preserved in rocks and ground Fossils
weapon, tools and other things made by humans. Artifacts
the study of fossils and artifacts Archaeologists
people that study the human path. Historians

The Beginning of Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Most ________ people were nomadic. Paleolithic
______ use artifacts and remains of ancient humans to learn about culture. Anthropologists
In present day ______, people raised beans, squash, and corn. Mexico
People began to form _____ during the Bronze Age Civilizations
People in the Bronze Age kept written records, like ______. Laws
The first civilizations started in the ______ ______ of Mesopotamia. River Valleys
The Neolithic Age is also called the ______ ______ ______. New Stone Age
In the Neolithic Age, people farmed and raised animals for ______. Food
The first modern humans appeared in ______. Africa
Paleolithic people invented the ______ and the bow and arrow. Spear

Early Human Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

ice man Otzi
the earliest period of the Stone Age paleolithic
the latest period of the Stone Age neolithic
the study of object to learn about the history of human past life archeology
objects made by huma being artifacts
an amount of food that is greater or remains above needed amount food surplus
process to adapt an animal to live with humans for the advantage of the humans domestication
tools made of stone stone tools
people who follow their food hunter gathers
when people take up specific jobs as their talents provide job specialization

Prehistory Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of the past. History
An expert in history. Historian
A person who specializes in anthropology. Anthropologist
A specialist in archaeology. Archaeologist
An object created and used by humans. Artifact
A part or imprint of something that was once alive. Fossil
Ceramic ware, especially earthenware and stoneware. Pottery
An object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task. Tool
The first part of the stone age; when people first used stone tools. Paleolithic Age/Era
Before Christ/Before the common era BC/BCE
A community of people who share a common culture. Society
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive. Hunter-Gatherers
One without a home who moves around or travels freely. Nomad
Involving marriage to one person at a time. Monogamous
Typically having more than one mate. Polygamous
The new Stone Age; When people learned to make fire and tools such as saws and drills. Neolithic Age/Era
The process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans. Domestication
Was the increase in agricultural production in Britain due to the increase in labor and land productivity. Agricultural Revolution
A huge stone monument. Megaliths
The act of specializing, or pursuing a particular line of study or work. Specialization

PreHistory Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

human written past History
writes about human past historian
and object made by an human being in the past artifacts
study of humanity anthorpologist
the study of human activity by looking at artifacts archaeologist
remains of a prehistoric organism fossil
dishes made of baked clay pottery
Things use by prehistoric humans mostly to gather food Tools
era where prehistoric humans used stone tools Paleolithis age/era
Before christ/before common age b.c/b.c.e
People living together in an arranged community Society
prehistoric humans hunted food and gather plants,seeds,fruits,and nuts Hunters-gathers
moved where food was at that time nomad
Form of relationship where there are only 2 people together. monogamous
An open relationship polygamous
Where people made fire and tools like the ones when use today Neolithic Age/era
taming animals such as dogs and kittens ect. Domestication
When prehistoric people seetled down and starting making houses, giving up the nomad life agriculture
used to creat structures and monuments megaliths
to be good at on subject or skill specialization

Beginnings of Civilization - The Peopling of the World Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Human-made objects, such as tools and jewelry Artifact
Scientists that studies culture Anthropologists
Humans and other creatures that walk upright Hominids
The earlier and longer part of the Stone Age Paleolithic Age
The New Stone Age Neolithic Age
The species name for modern humans Homo sapiens
Ways of appyling knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet their needs Technology
Highly mobile people Nomads
Nomadic hunters whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods Hunter-gatherers
The taming of animals domestication
The development of skills in a specific kind of work Specialization
Skilled workers who make goods by hand Artisans
Professional record keepers Scribes
Time when people began using bronze Bronze Age
Pyramind-shaped monument Ziggurat
Way of trading goods and services without money Barter
Long-lasting pattern of organization in a community Institution
A system of writing that means "wedge-shaped" Cuneiform
The agricultural revolution Neolithic Revolution
People's unique way of life Culture

Prehistory Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Record of past events history
Values, attitudes, and customs of a group Culture
History expert Historian
Declaration of Independence Primary Source
Your History Textbook Secondary Source
Scientist who studies objects left behind Archaeologist
An object left behind by a person for a practical purpose Artifact
scientist who studies the beginninngs and the behavior of people Anthropologist
A way to measure historic artifacts to determine their age Radiocarbon dating
Time before humans left written records Prehistory
group that includes humans and their closest relatives Hominids
A period of time when much of the Earth was frozen Ice Age
Died Out Extinct
a direct ancestor of modern humans Cro-Magnon

Prehistory Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the study of the past history
an expert in or student of history historian
a person who studies human history and pre history through sites and physical remians archeologist
a part or imprint or something that was once alive fossil
an object created and used by humans artifact
pots,dishes, and other articles made of earthenware or baked clay pottery
a device or implement especially one held in the hand tool
old stone age paleothic
before christ B.C
a community of people who share a common culture society
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants,seeds,fruits, and nuts to surive hunter gathers
a person who does not stay long in the same place nomad
involving marriage to one person at a time mongamous
practicing, relating, or involving polygamous
relating to or denoting the later part of the stone age neolithic
the process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans domestician
the transition from foraging to the culvition of food occuring 8000-2000 B.C argiculture revolution
a huge stone monument megaliths
the experisite ofa member pf congress on a specfic issue of area of policy specialization
a person engaged in the practice of anthropolgy anthropologist