Stone Age Vocabulary
Prehistory <ul><li>Long period of time before people developed systems of writing. </li></ul>
Archaeology <ul><li>study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery. </li></ul>
Archaeologist <ul><li>A scientist who uncovers evidence, or proof, from the past. </li></ul>
Artifact <ul><li>an object made by people long ago </li></ul>
Migrate <ul><li>to move from one place to another </li></ul>
Glacier <ul><li>Huge Ice Sheets </li></ul>
Domesticate <ul><li>To Tame </li></ul>
Harvest <ul><li>To Gather   </li></ul>
Agriculture <ul><li>Raising of plants and animals for human use </li></ul>
Technology <ul><li>The way humans produce the items they use   </li></ul>
Nomad <ul><li>Person who travels from place to place, without permanent home </li></ul>
Carbon Dating <ul><li>Method of estimating the age of something after it has died </li></ul>
Excavation Site <ul><li>Site where archaeologist uncover artifacts </li></ul>
Anthropology <ul><li>The study of how people have developed and live in cultural groups </li></ul>
Culture <ul><li>The way in which individuals and groups react with their environment, including their technology, customs,...
Diverse <ul><li>Different </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Stone Age Vocabulary
  2. 2. Prehistory <ul><li>Long period of time before people developed systems of writing. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Archaeology <ul><li>study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Archaeologist <ul><li>A scientist who uncovers evidence, or proof, from the past. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Artifact <ul><li>an object made by people long ago </li></ul>
  6. 6. Migrate <ul><li>to move from one place to another </li></ul>
  7. 7. Glacier <ul><li>Huge Ice Sheets </li></ul>
  8. 8. Domesticate <ul><li>To Tame </li></ul>
  9. 9. Harvest <ul><li>To Gather </li></ul>
  10. 10. Agriculture <ul><li>Raising of plants and animals for human use </li></ul>
  11. 11. Technology <ul><li>The way humans produce the items they use </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nomad <ul><li>Person who travels from place to place, without permanent home </li></ul>
  13. 13. Carbon Dating <ul><li>Method of estimating the age of something after it has died </li></ul>
  14. 14. Excavation Site <ul><li>Site where archaeologist uncover artifacts </li></ul>
  15. 15. Anthropology <ul><li>The study of how people have developed and live in cultural groups </li></ul>
  16. 16. Culture <ul><li>The way in which individuals and groups react with their environment, including their technology, customs, beliefs, and art. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Diverse <ul><li>Different </li></ul>
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