When were the first stone tools invented&used?

Answer According to the American Museum of Natural History, the first stone tools, "sharp-edged flakes of rock," were invented and used around 2.5 million years ago. These tools marked "the beginnings of ... Read More »

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Chipped Stone Tools?

A rock is a rock--unless it's not. Chipped stone tools freed man from fear and hunger and gave him control over his environment. From the time of our earliest ancestors up to the magnificent civili... Read More »

What tools did people in the Old Stone Age use?

The Old Stone Age was so named because the tools discovered during excavations were made of stone. Although the first tools were crude and primitive, they served a purpose: to help man conquer his ... Read More »

Acheulean Stone Tools?

Acheulean tools were a type of stone tools manufactured by early humans from approximately 1.6 million years ago until 300,000 years ago. Acheulean tools, named after St. Acheul, France, where many... Read More »

How do I use simple stone tools?

Stone tools were used between 2.5 million years ago and 10,000 B.C., known as the Paleolithic era, during the time in which Neanderthals, or primitive man, walked the earth. These stones tools were... Read More »