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The old stone age is also known as the Paleolithic Period. This period was the first occurrence of man using stone tools and began about 600,000 or 700,000 BCE. During this time period men were hunter, gatherers and nomadic. The middle Stone Age is also known as the Mesolithic Period. This period began at the end of the last glacial period of about 10,000 years ago. This period began the shift from a nomadic lifestyle to a agrarian lifestyle. The major difference between the two periods was that the middle stone age began the domestication of plants and animals.

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The main difference is the fact that weapons and tools were made of stone in the Stone Age, and bronze in the Bronze Age.


The Middle Stone Age is also called the Middle Paleolithic or Mesolithic Ages. There are two different systems of naming. One has Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages, with the Middle Stone Age being equivalent of the Middle Paleolithic Age. The other divides the Stone Age into the Old Stone Age, or Paleolithic, the Middle Stone Age or Mesolithic, and the New Stone age or Neolithic.


old stone: were hunters n gathers new stone : demesticated animals


Yes, bone flutes are made of BONE, and stone flutes are made of STONE. They were both used during the Stone Age


Paleolithic means "Old Stone Age" and neolithic means"New Stone Age


The Neolithic period is the last part of the Stone Age, see related link.


The difference between the Stone and Bronze Age is that during the Stone Age, people used stone to make tools and weapons. During the Bronze Age, people used bronze to make tools and jewelry. In the Bronze Age, the first metal that people used to make tools and jewelry was copper.


ice age take the majer role of stoneage


There were many periods of what is referred to as the Stone Age. These periods were the Lower Paleolithic, Early Stone Age, Middle Paleolithic, Middle Stone Age, Upper Paleolithic, and the Late Stone Age.


That new stones are bigger and smaller stones are older


The Middle Stone Age is also called the Mesolithic Age or Mesolithic Era.


The new stone age is Neolithic, the middle stone age is Mesolithic, and the old stone age is called Paleolithic.


The old stone age was characterized by not having tools. The middle stone was characterized by having invented tools. The new stone age was characterized by farming and having better tools.


in the old stone age they all had the same jobs and in the new stone age they did. ex: hunters , farmers, people who make jewelry.the new stone age is really where civilization started.


Peasants would not have noticed any difference.


the new stone age is Neolithic, the middle stone age is Mesolithic, and the old stone age is called Paleolithic.


The middle stone age ended with a ice age marking the beginning of the new stone age



The old stone age became the new stone age by going through the middle stone age. The difference has to do with the way the tools were made. The new stone age began with bifurcated stone arrows and spear points. Bifurcated stone tools could also be adapted for agricultural purposes. Spears could be used as pruning hooks. Swords could be used as plowshares.


The Paleolithic Era is the Old Stone Age. The Neolithic Era is the new stone age. "paleo" means old, and "neo" means new. "lithic" means stone age.


The Paleolithic Stone Age (old) was when people were nomadic because they hadn't discovered farming yet. The discovery of agriculture was the difference between the two stone ages.


no it is not the youngest age . it is the middle stone age


Tools became more complex during the Middle Stone Age.


There's actually three parts to the Stone Age. There's the Old Stone Age, the Middle Stone Age, and the New Stone Age. To learn more about them you can Google them, there actually pretty interesting!


The old Stone Age is characterized by the first use of stone tools and a nomadic, hunter-gatherer lifestyle. The middle Stone Age is characterized by the beginning of the societal shift from nomadic to agrarian. The new Stone Age, or the Neolithic period is characterized by an agrarian lifestyle and the first domestication of plants and animals.