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The study of Earth’s environment and how it shapes people’s lives and how Earth is shaped in turn by people’s activities.
geography
An area with physical features that set it apart from neighboring areas.
physical region
The weather pattern of an area over a long period of time.
climate
The way of life of a group of people at a particular time, including their daily habits, beliefs, and arts.
culture
Ideals or beliefs that guide the way people live.
values
A way of living that people of the same culture practice regularly over time.
custom
Anything that provides information or evidence.
source
Spoken records, including stories, that have been passed from one generation to the next.
oral history
An object made by someone in the past.
artifact
A first-hand account of an event or an artifact created during the period of history being studied.
primary source
A record of the past, based on information from primary sources.
secondary source
A person who studies the remains of past cultures.
archaeologist
To dig or to scoop out earth.
excavate
One of the tiny units of a cell of an animal or plant that determines the characteristics that an offspring inherits from its parent or parents.
gene