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  • Early humans made and used tools for a variety of purposes, such as hunting, gathering, and making shelter.

  • The earliest known tools were made by Australopithecus over 2 million years ago and were made of stone.

  • Early human tools were typically made of stone, bone, wood, or antler, and were shaped using other stones or by chipping them with a hammerstone.

  • Some common early human tools include hand axes, scrapers, knives, and spears.

  • Early humans used tools to hunt animals for food and to process plants for consumption.

  • The bone tools include harpoons for fishing, needles for sewing, arrowheads, spearheads, and daggers for hunting.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.