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Fossil
The preserved remains of a plan or animal from long ago
Paleontologist
A scientist who learns about the past by studying fossils
Artifact
An object made by human beings from long ago
Archaeologist
A scientist who studies the lives and cultures of people from the past
Pennsylvanian Period
A period of time long ago when the climate in what is now Pennsylvania was warmer and wetter than it is now, during which giant plants and animals lived
Trilobite
A shelled sea creature that is extinct
Nomad
People that travel in search of food
Agriculture
The planting of seeds and growing of crops
Longhouse
Long wooden building that was covered by bark or grass and shared by several families
Palisades
Fenced walls made from logs
Tamanend
A famous leader of the Lenni Lenape
Wampum
A string of small beads made from shells
Meadowcroft Rockshelter
An important archaeological site in southwestern Pennsylvania