Vocabulary
Social Scientists
Cave Art
Artifacts
Wild Card
100
Before written history
What is prehistoric?
100
They study human society.
What are social scientists?
100
They are often referred to as treasures of the past.
What is cave art?
100
It was known to be created for hunting.
What is the spear thrower?
100
Concerns the distant past from the earliest human through the first great civilizations.
What is ancient history?
200
Objects made and used by people in the past.
What is artifact?
200
They dig up the past.
What is archeologists?
200
The location in Europe where the cave art of a human was found.
What is Lascaux, France?
200
It was also known to have good luck.
What is the spear thrower?
200
The 3 categories of people are known to study the past.
What are archeologists, historians, and geographers?
300
A ceremony such as religious ceremony.
What is ritual?
300
They study letters, documents and written work.
What is historian?
300
This cave art was known to be asking for a successful hunt.
What is a painting of a human?
300
These artifacts were used for a "coming of age" ceremony.
What is clay sculptures?
300
This was a common treasure commonly referred to as "treasures of the past" because they provided information about ancient humans.
What is cave art?
400
They study artifacts for clues about the past.
What is archeologists?
400
They are concerned with the natural features of the earth, e.g. landforms, water masses and animals.
What is geographers?
400
This was commonly known as the signature of the artist.
What is handprints?
400
This was used for grinding minerals to use in paints
What is a grindstone?
400
These are commonly studied by historians.
What are documents, letters, and diaries.
500
This concerns the distant past, from the earliest humans through the first great civilizations.
What is ancient history?
500
They face the challenge of gaps in history and the challenge of missing evidence.
What is social scientists?
500
Scientists believed this about the cave painting of an animal.
What is trying to capture animals powers? What is to honor the spirits?
500
This was used for engraving and sculpting.
What is a sharpened stone?
500
These are examples of natural features on the earth.
What is water, landforms, plants and animals?
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