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social scientist the people who study the world in which humans live are known as social scientists and it is what they study. primary source at firsthand record of a historical event created by an eyewitness who actually experienced the event (diaries, photography, artifacts autobiography)
historians study the written records of past events. secondary source a secondhand record of historical event created by a person who did not actually actually experience the event (textbooks, encyclopedias, biographies)
geographers study the Earths surface and its impact on humans. Geographers often examine topography. neolithic age new stone age
topography (physical land features) humans first discovered how to perform agriculture (farm) and domesticate (raise) animals for food and drinks key developments
climate (weather)
human migrations (movement), and the way in which humans adapt to (learn to live in) different environments.
political maps shows countries, their borders, and their capital cities
physical maps show topography (land features such as mountains, rivers, deserts, lakes ect.).
economists study how societies use available resources.
anthropologists study past and present human cultures.
archaeologists a type of anthropologist. they examine the culture of the past human societies through analysis of physical remains (artifacts.)
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