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Homework 9/12: Continue studying vocabulary!. Warm-up 9/12.

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Warm up 9 12

Homework 9/12: Continue studying vocabulary!

Warm-up 9/12

  • “Imagine that on the way home from school today, you step in wet concrete and leave a shoe print behind. A thousand years from now, archaeologists (social scientists who study how people lived in the earlier times by examining the remains of what they left behind) uncover this shoe print. What will archaeologists most likely conclude about your life by studying the shoe print you left behind?” (write answer in binder or on device)

Archaeologists have estimated that these prints are about three million years old

Archaeologists have estimated that these prints are about three million years old.

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Fossils vocabulary strategy activity

Fossils – Vocabulary Strategy Activity

Context Sentence:

A cretaceous shellfish fossil found in the chalk around Wilmington is on display at the museum.



  • are the preserved remains of animals, plants, and other organisms from the past (usually in layers of rock)

Excavation vocabulary strategy activity

Excavation – Vocabulary Strategy Activity

Context Sentence:

Recent archeological excavations show Mayan women are often buried with turquoise hair combs.



  • excavation is the process of finding archaeological remains. An excavation site or "dig" is a site being studied.



  • The study of human history through discovery and exploration of artifacts

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-a7nsRM1E8 (Bill Nye the Science Guy)

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