social studies first quarter exam SFX
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The study of the past
People who study history
The knowledge, beliefs, customs , and values of a group of people,
Study of the past based on what people left behind..
People who practice archaeology, exploring places where people once live, worked, or fought and study objects left behind such jewerly, dishes or weapons,
Part or imprint of something that was once alive
Objects created by and use by humans and were found to learn about the past.
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or witness an event.
Account of event created by some one who took part or witnessed the event.
The study of earth's physical and cultural features; these features includes mountains, rivers, people, cities, and countries.
the natural features of the land's surface.
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time.
includes all the living and nonliving things that affects life in an area.
Study of people and the places where they live.
an area with one or more features that makes it different from surrounding areas.
materials found in the earth that people need and value.
Mary and Louis Leakey
found bones in East Africa in 1959 that were more that 1.5 million years old. They believes that these belonged to an early hominid, an early ancestor of humans
is a relative who lived in the past
"southern ape"; appeared in Africa 4-5 million years ago; stood upright and walked on 2 legs; brain was only 1/3 the size of modern humans
handy man; appeared 2.4 million years ago: used early stone tools for chopping and scraping; brain was about half the size the modern humans.
"Upright man" appeared 2-1.5 million years ago;used early stone tools like hand ax.they learned to control fire. They also became the first hominids to migrate from Africa to Asia and Europe,.
"wise man"; appeared about 200,000 years ago; migrate around the world, learned to create fire and use wide variety of tools, and developed language. This is the same species of modern human being,