Study of the Past
Understanding through History
Studying Locations
Studying Places and People
Miscellaneous
100

What is history?

The study of the past.

100

How does understanding history help us?

It helps us understand the world today. 

100

What does region mean?

An area with one or more features that make it different from surrounding areas. 

100

What does climate mean? 

The pattern of weather conditions in a certain area over long periods of time. 
100

Give 3 examples of landforms

Mountains, valleys and plains.

200

What is an important job related to history?

Archaeologist or historian 

200

What does primary source mean?

An account of an event created by someone who was at the event. 

200

Give two examples of regions?

Farm region, valley region, mountain, coastal

200

What does weather mean? 

The conditions of a specific place at a specific time. 

200

What does geography mean?

The study of the earth's physical and cultural features.

300

What is archaeology? 

The study of the past based on what people left behind.

300

What does secondary source mean?

An account of an event written by someone who was not part of the event. 
300

What is location? 

The exact description of where something is. 

300

What does environment mean?

All the living and nonliving things that affect life in an area. 

300

Give and example of a primary and secondary source. 

Primary: treaties, letters, diaries, court documents, biographies, etc. 


Secondary: History textbooks, journal articles, and encyclopedias. 

400

How are historians and archaeologists similar? 

They both study items from the past to gain information about the past.

400

What is a fossil?

A part of something that was once alive.
400

What does the word features mean?

Characteristics.

400
What are landforms?

The natural features of a land's surface. 

400

What is human geography?

The study of people and the places where they live. 

500

What does culture mean?

The knowledge, beliefs, customs, and values of a group of people.

500

What is an artifact?

Objects created and used by humans. 

500

What are resources?

Materials found in the earth that people need and value. 

500

What are the two main branches of geography?

Physical and Human 

500

What is physical geography?

The study of the earth's physical and cultural features.

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