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Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, selected segments from the PBS series The Human Spark are used to help students understand both the construction and context of some of the prehistoric tools which allowed early humans to survive and thrive. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 1st, 2010 | Comments Off on Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Overview

Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Activities




Jul 1st, 2010 | Comments Off on Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Lesson Activities

Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Video Segments

These segments from the PBS series The Human Spark are used to help students understand both the construction and context of some of the prehistoric tools which allowed early humans to survive and thrive.

May 8th, 2010 | Comments Off on Sticks and Stones: Prehistory Technology: Video Segments

Expert Blogger: Spears, Arrows, and Poisons! by Veronica Waweru

Veronica Waweru describes some of her game-changing research on ancient hunting and what it was like to work with our television crew.

Jan 5th, 2010 | 12 comments

Program One: Becoming Us: Video Excerpt: Stone-Age Throwing Spears

Alan Alda joins John Shea for a lesson on Primitive Technology. Alan makes hand axes like a Neanderthal, but throws a pretty mean spear at an unsuspecting doe.

Dec 24th, 2009 | 5 comments

Expert Blogger: A Spark or an Ember? by John Shea

For John Shea, the way we posed our questions about the human spark got him pondering the evolution of our human uniqueness in a new way.

Dec 10th, 2009 | 8 comments

Spark Blog: Interview – John Shea, Paleoanthropologist

Here John Shea shares a bit more about his research interests – and what it’s like to be interviewed for television!

Dec 9th, 2009 | Comments Off on Spark Blog: Interview – John Shea, Paleoanthropologist

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