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  • Time For Hominids - By Matan Bar
  • Ugh. my life sucks. literally everything is harder now than it ever was in past generations.
  • huh?!? what's this?
  • Early Stage
  • I didn't realize getting food was harder than going to the grocery store or microwaving
  • Middle Stage
  • Wow, I also didn't know that our ancestors had to endure such a freezing climate and hunt large animals!
  • Reagan is a basic dreadful American teenager who has nothing better to do than complain about his privileged life. He frustratingly chooses to hike through the forest in his backyard, where he stumbles upon an odd looking machine (Time Machine).
  • Late Stage
  • Woah. they're so much like us. I can clearly see how they progressed onto the tools and traits of their predecessors.
  • Reagan is magically transported to the times of our Homo Erectus ancestors. There, he realizes the difficulties of the time, such as hunting and gathering, combatting sabre-tooth tigers, and the initial development of cooking. Reagan observes their relative likeness to modern humans, and is fascinated by their use of stone tools.https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/homo-erectus-our-ancient-ancestor.html
  • Lesson Values
  • Reagan then somehow teleports to the later times of our Neanderthal predecessors, where he is shocked by the cold and presence of wooly mammoths. He notices disturbed ground for the burial of the dead, the use of fire for warmth and cooking, as well as stone tools to shed meat.https://www.history.com/topics/pre-history/neanderthals#:~:text=Neanderthals%20are%20an%20extinct%20species,hunting%20large%2C%20Ice%20Age%20animals.
  • Notable Discoveries
  • DNA matching ancient speciesPrimate relationCultural, physical, and environmental revelationsEarly creation of technologiesHumans originated 100,000 years earlier than previously thoughtGeographical locations and movements over time
  • Finally, Reagan is taken to the times of the archaic Homo Sapiens Sapiens, where he sees the technological advancements in stone tools and such. Furthermore, Reagan notes the spiritual and artistic cultures of the time, observing a totem ritual by a shaman, as well as the assortment of jewelry/ tools made from bison bone.https://oldwww.wsu.edu/gened/learnmodules/top_longfor/timeline/32_h_sapiens_sapiens.html
  • Shows how it's good to be back home, and reflects on the lessons learned/ struggles realized of past humans compared to today's leisure
  • From being forced to hunt for food, adapting to an ice age, and slowly developing technology, I am definitely thankful for the time I live in
  • I don't think I'll ever complain about my life again. I was able to see the difficulties, similarities, and advancements of humanity over time.
  • Discusses the many scientific discoveries made from analyzing the lives and cultures of previous human evolutionary stages.https://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/national-museum-of-natural-history/2020/04/28/these-decades-biggest-discoveries-human-evolution/
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