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7th Grade Social Studies /  Lesson 4 - History through Archaeology

 What will we be learning in this unit?
  • We will be learning about the importance of archaeology and how it is used to understand history.


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What is archaeology?
  • Archaeology is the study of past people and cultures.
  • Archaeologist study artifacts which are objects made by human beings.
  • By studying these artifacts, we can learn more about the beliefs, values, and activities of our ancestors

  Geography and History
  • Geography is the study of people, their environments, and the resources available to them.
  • By studying the earth, geologist can help historians learn more about ancient people and the environment they lived in.