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Otzi the IcemanCarbon dating confirmed that _____ died 5,300 years ago
Radiocarbon Dating_____ was used to determine Lucy lived 3.2 million years ago
Paleolithic AgePeriod that lasted from about 2.5 million years ago until approximately 10,000 B.C. before people learned to grow crops known as the Old Stone Age
Neolithic AgePeriod that lasted from approximately 10,000 B.C. until approximately 3,000 B.C. after people learned to grow crops known as the New Stone Age
NomadsPeople who move from place to place chasing animals for food
Ice AgePeriod where the earth cooled and thick sheets of ice covered much of the globe
Farming____ allowed people to settle in permanent villages, rather than chase food
DefrostedResearchers____ Otzi's body in order to perform medical experiments and other research on the body
ArrowRadiologist Paul Gostner noticed a/n ______ in Ozti's back that was probably the cause of his death
PollenResearchers noticed layers of____ inside Ozti's intestine that suggested that he went up and down the mountain
Cultivated Grain_____was found inside Ozti's stomach showing that Ozti interacted with farmers
Inbex Meat____ was found inside Otzi's stomach showing that he hunted wild animals from the mountains
DNAScientists hope ____ could tell them the Iceman's eye color, medical history and genetic mutations
PrehistoryPeriod of time before written records
HistoryThe record of events since people first developed writing, about 5,000 years ago
ExcavateRemove earth carefully and systematically from an area in order to find remains
FossilsPreserved remains of plants and animals
ArtifactsHuman made objects
HistorianPerson who researches, studies, and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it
Primary SourcesOriginal documents and objects which were created at the time under study
Secondary SourcesAddress or analyze events, people, works, or topics after the fact by someone without first-hand experience
Archaeological SitesPlaces wherre these materials are found are called
Remote SensingTechniques and tools that allow archaeologists(and others) to probe a site without physically disturbing it.
SurveyArchaeologists actively search areas for sites in areas that were likely to support human populations
ErofactsEvidence for the local environment and resources being used such as snail shells, seeds, and butchered bones
ToolsArchaeological remains often include tools for hunting, farming, cooking, craft making, building houses or warfare
ArchaeologistsScientists who excavate ancient settlements
LucyAbout 40 percent of the fossil remains of___, perhaps the world's most famous early human ancestor, were found
CultureWay of life of a group of people

Social Studies Teacher
York High School
York, NE

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