Social Studies, Grade 6


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Study Guide Archaeology Social Studies, Grade 6

ARCHAEOLOGY What is an Archaeologist? Many different people study the past to see what life was like before our time. Certain people, called archaeologists, study the past through looking at the remains of people and societies before us. These remains can be material goods, bodies, or even entire cities that were preserved in time. Archeologists study places all around the world. They may study the cultures as recently as 300 years ago or as long ago as ancient Greece. They use tools to dig in certain areas and hope to find artifacts that will tell us more about the past. They keep track of what they find and can understand how life was in different cultures. What archaeologists discover in the field can help us learn more about the past. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at