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By Mr.

McGuire

Join Frank in exploring different Fields of History!

People who study the past


Historian
Archeologist Anthropologist Paleontologist Geologist

Historian
Definition:
A person who studies the past trying to

give an objective interpretation of it. This area is more general

Archeologist
Studies the past by using artifacts to

discover clues to ancient civilizations and mysteries.

Anthropologist
Studies the past by looking at the culture

of a specific group or civilization

Paleontologist
Studies the past by examining fossils to

discover and reconstruct the past

Geologist
Studies the past by examining rocks and

minerals to identify climate and other natural patterns of the past

Why are they important?


What do you think???????????

Here are a few ideas


1) Helps us understand who we are today,

by knowing where we come from. 2) Insights to how the ancient cultures worked and functioned, so we may apply this information to ourselves. 3) Because it is fun to learn about.