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Paleolithic Era

Terms Test

QuestionAnswer
paleolithic relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age
nomads people who move from place to place as a group to find food for themselves
technology an ability gained by the practical use of knowledge
Ice Age time beginning c.100,000 years BC
woolly mammoth a large, hairy , extinct animal related to modern-day elephants
era a large division of time
fossil remains of a living thing
artifact an object found that was made by man
decade period of ten years
anthropology the study of human culture and how it developed over time
paleontology the study of fossils
species a class of individuals with similar characteristics
archaeology the study of objects to learn about past human life
evidence something that shows proof that something is true
primary source firsthand information of an event in history
secondary source a document or written work created after an event
hunter human that used weapons, tools, traps to kill food
gatherer a human that picked grain , fruit, berries to eat
tribe a group of 20 to 30 humans
conclusion a decisions reached after examining evidence
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