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technology

the way in which humans produce the items they use

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domesticate

to tame

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harvest

to gather

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excavation site

a place where archaeologists dig up artifacts

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agriculture

the raising of plants and animals for human use

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surplus

extra supply

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nomads

people who travel from place to place without a permanent home

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climate

the average weather condition of places for a long span of time

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carbon dating

a method of estimating the age of something or someone after it died

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social division

a group of people who do a certain type of work to get something

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stone age

the period of time when people relied on stone tools

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old stone age

the early longer period of the stone age when little progress was made

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new stone age

the late period of the stone age when humans made great improvements in technology