Includes the development of life on earth up to the time of modern man, as well as changes on the Earth itself.
"Prehistory" is the period of history before writing was invented and records kept. The term was coined by Daniel Wilson in 1851. The study of prehistory is concerned with events and developments for which material evidence survives. Adapted from The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition
Cave paintings let us learn about the lives of people long ago. People painted animals and even painted outlines of their hands. Take a look.
Explains how the animals and climate of Australia have changed over time; with games and facts.
Many articles about prehistory, such as human beginnings, the rise and fall of dinosaurs, and sea monster facts.
Broadband documentary offers a journey through human evolution; also includes activities and lesson plans.
Interactive site draws visitors into the world of cave artists. Includes information on the people themselves as well as their paintings, sculptures, and etchings.
Short history of prehistoric architecture, from mammoth-bone tents to Stone Age cities.
Profile of Mary Leakey from the Scientific American.
An interactive tour of this archaeological dig in Turkey. Includes a timeline and photographs of the project, and details of the techniques used.
Offers links categorized in five areas: art, daily life, maps, pictures, and research on early man.
Brief history of early man's culture and development.
Extensive collection of tools, materials, and online publications about stone age technology.
Online exhibit by the Illinois State Museum depicting the environments, plants, and animals of the late Pleistocene.
Thanks to DMOZ, which built a great web directory for nearly two decades and freely shared it with the web. About us