lecture15.0213 - Review Sessions for Exam 1. Monday - Feb...

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1 Review Sessions for Exam 1. Monday -- Feb 18 -- 11:00-12:00; MLB 3 (in class review) 1. Tuesday -- Feb 19 -- 6:00-8:00 pm; Aud D Angell Hall -- GSI led review --  bring your questions! 1. Tuesday -- Feb 19 -- 2:00-5:00 pm; 206B West Hall -- special office hours in  Tom Fricke’s office 1. Note:  Review sheets passed out Friday in class (Feb 15) HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!   FEB 14
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2 Becoming Human (2) Continuing with Homo erectus Homo sapiens out of Africa
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3 Tools as Clues (2) Acheulean Technology (used by  Homo erectus ) 1. 1.5 million years ago 2. symmetry and the regular shape 3. versatile tool; “The Swiss Army Knife of the  Paleolithic” 4. implications: --> first tools made with a set and regular pattern --> took some skill to make --> opened the way for greater use of meat in the  diet and for hunting
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4 Further Implications of Acheulean Toolkit A template in the mind Took skill to make: learning required; social life including teaching Versatility: including possibility of hunting: more social complexity  possible -- subsistence begins to become “free” of bodily restrictions
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Other evidence of  Homo erectus mental life 1. Fire: to hang around, to cook -- think of the implications for social  life! Earliest evidence for cooking fires: 1-1.3 mil yrs ago (South Africa)
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