Social Scientists
Cave Paintings
Which Scientist?
Which Word?
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100
Social scientists are similar to this group of people because they examine clues, ask questions, make observations, and come up with theories.
What are detectives?
100
Paintings of these mammals are rare in cave art.
What are humans?
100
This expert might study old diaries.
What is a historian?
100
before written history
What is prehistoric? (What is prehistory?)
100
Prehistoric humans may have blown paint through this tool.
What are (hollow) bird bones?
200
They are the recorders of the past.
What are historians?
200
In 1940, four teenagers discovered a cave filled with paintings of animals in this country.
What is France?
200
This expert creates maps.
What is a geographer?
200
relating to a ceremony
What is a ritual?
300
They study the past by examining artifacts such as tools and coins.
What are archeologists?
300
Scientists believe that early humans used this in order to paint high up inside caves.
What is scaffolding?
300
This expert might examine an oil lamp found in a cave.
What is an archeologist?
300
an important part or characteristic of something
What is a feature?
300
Prehistoric people burned this type of fuel in lamps.
What is animal fat?
400
They study natural and human features of the Earth.
What are geographers?
400
Cave artists signed their paintings with these.
What are handprints?
400
This expert might read 20th century newspapers as part of their job.
What is a historian?
400
an object made or used by people in the past
What is an artifact?
400
This type of social scientist discover why something happened in the past by reading old letters.
What is a historian?
500
These experts study artifacts and documents.
What are historians?
500
This was used to color paint.
What is a mineral?
500
This type of social scientist would be most interested in how prehistoric people used their environment to survive.
What is a geographer?
500
an educated guess
What is a hypothesis?
500
Social scientists study this.
What is human society?
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