What Is the Stone Age?


Stone Age refers to the pre-historic period when people used stones for most of the things they did. Implements with a cutting-edge, sharp point or percussion surface were made from stone. This period is believed to have lasted for 2.5 million years.
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Some characteristics that define the Stone Age are old and long.
Before the Stone Age, there was no one around to recourd history as this is known as Prehistory.
a spear, a chopper, a flint knife and a hand axe.
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The Stone Age refers to a period of time in human prehistory, all the way back from the first primate toolmaking (Homo habilis), more than 2.6 million years ago to about 3500 BC, when metallurgy in the form of smelting copper ore was developed.
The Stone Age is usually divided into three separate periods--Paleolithic Period, Mesolithic Period, and Neolithic Period--based on the degree of sophistication in the fashioning and use of tools.
The stone age was a prehistoric period during which humans used stones for tool making. Tools were made from a variety of stones such as flint, chert, basalt and sandstone.
The stone age was during prehistoric times when the cave men used stones for tools. The Stone Age is divided into 3 periods - Paleolithic Period, Mesolithic Period, and Neolithic Period. You can find more information here: http://history-world.org/stone_age.htm
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