How did the environment influence the migrations of early humans? How did early humans adapt to new environments and climate changes? How do social scientists use evidence from primary and secondary sources to make interpretations about the migrations of early humans?
Download Primary Source Set: Migration of Early Humans
This inquiry set provides students with primary and secondary sources to analyze three types of evidence — from archaeological finds, linguistic analysis, and DNA studies — that support interpretations about prehistoric migrations. Students also learn the basic definitions and skills of historical inquiry and the difference between evidence and interpretation.