Paleolithic vs. Neolithic
Old Stone Age vs. New Stone Age
Paleolithic Era (Old Stone Age)
Paleolithic Era Food Pyramid
Neolithic Era (New Stone Age)
The Neolithic Era lasted till about 6,000 to 12,000 years ago. Unlike the old stone age, people began to settle in one place. Man began to change their diet and eat grains and small animals. During the Neolithic Era, they developed agriculture. Agriculture is the raising of crops and animals. They developed agriculture over a long period of time. People no longer needed to travel great distances to gather food. People learned to domesticate plants and animals.
Donesticate: to train something to be useful to people.
Early people learned to care for plants such as wheat, barley, peas and lentils. First farmers also domesticated wild goat and lambs. over the years man domesticated wild wheat.