What did Britain look like in the Stone Age?
Britain would have looked very different during the Paleolithic: there were a number of cold periods called ice ages and the shape of landscapes changed as it became warmer and colder. During the Lower Palaeolithic Britian was not an island, but connected to mainland Europe.
How did Britain change from the Stone Age to the Iron Age?
5,800 BC Humans built the first stone houses and burial mounds. 4,900 BC Humans started building monuments such as Stonehenge. 3,000 BC People begin to ride horses 3,500 BC Pottery begins to be made and farming spreads 2,500 BC Roundhouses were built. 2,200 BC People discovered how to make Bronze, the Bronze Age began.
How does life in Britain change as agriculture is developed in the Neolithic period?
The Neolithic period in the British Isles was characterised by the adoption of agriculture and sedentary living. To make room for the new farmland, these early agricultural communities undertook mass deforestation across the islands, dramatically and permanently transforming the landscape.
What kind of problems did Stone Age peoples face?
Stone Age peoples faced harsh climates, abundant predators, and scarce food supplies to support their growing populations.
How did Stone Age humans adapt to their environment?
Humans adapted to the harsh climate by developing such tools as the bone needle to sew warm clothing, and used the land bridges to spread to new regions.