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SS ch. 1

study of how human beings behave, how they act together, where they came from, and what makes them different from other groups anthropology
a person who studies human life in the past by examining the things that people left behind archaeologist
the time before written records prehistory
hardened remains or imprints of living things that were alive long ago fossils
Scientists who study the physical materials of Earth itself (soil and rocks) geologist
objects made and used by humans artifacts
early humans that lived by hunting small animals and gathering plants hunter-gatherer
tools and skills that people use to meet their needs and wants technology
includes the many different elements that make up the way of life for people culture
people who move from place to place with the seasons nomads
become inhabitants of almost every land area of the world populate
when people leave their homeland to live somewhere else migration
surroundings environment
change a way of life to suit a new environment adapt
groups or families with a common ancestor clan
a belief that the natural world was filled with spirits animism
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