Lesson 1
Out of Africa: Why Early Humans Settled Around the World

Students view a map showing early human migration patterns and brainstorm reasons why people may have migrated. After reviewing defi nitions of terms relating to migration, they participate in an activity where they identify push and pull factors for early human migrations. They are presented with an overview of reasons for human migration. The lesson concludes with a discussion of costs and benefits of migrating.

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