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technology

the way 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 site where archaeologists uncover artifacts

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agriculture

the raising of plants or animals for human use

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surplus

an extra supply

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nomad

a person who travels place to place without a permanent home

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social division

a group that does a certain type of work

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climate

the average weather conditions of a place over a long period of time

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carbon dating

a method of estimating the age of something after it has died

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Skara Brae

a Stone Age village in northern Scotland discovered by archaeologists in the 1800s

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Stone Age

a period of time when humans relied primarily 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