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  • Classifying Stone Tools

    Classifying Stone Tools

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    (3 min 4 sec) Prehistoric stone tools are classified into six broad technological modes by the level of sophistication and method of fabrication.

  • Comparing Human and Chimpanzee Tool Use

    Comparing Human and Chimpanzee Tool Use

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    (29 sec) Chimpanzees are capable of using rocks as tools to crack nuts for eating. But they don't appear to use sharp-edged tools.

  • Making Stone Tools by Flintknapping

    Making Stone Tools by Flintknapping

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    (1 min 23 sec) Stone tools similar to those found at prehistoric archaeological sites can be made by fracturing rocks, a technique known as flintknapping.