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Global Studies

Intro to Global History and Geography

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social scientists people who study the world in which humans live
historians study written records of the past
geographers study Earth's surface and its impact on humans by examining physical land features, weather, movement and the ways humans learn to live in different environments
topography physical land features (mountains, rivers, oceans, canyons etc.)
climate weather
political maps show countries, borderd and capital cities
physical maps show topography (physical features)
economists study how societies use available resources
anthropologists study past and present cultures
archaeologists study past cultures using artifacts
primary source firsthand record of historical event created by an eyewitness
secondary source record of event created by a person who DID NOT actually experience the event
Created by: dawn_pierson