2 Social Studies The study of the variety of human relationships the study of man’s lifeRelationships in Social Studies:social, political, economic, cultural, environmental(in the past and the present)
3 Branches of Social Studies 1) Geography[the study of the earth]Examples:Cultural, Human, and Physical2) Anthropology[the study of man’s origin, physical characteristics, and culture]Examples:Archaeology
4 Branches of Social Studies 3) Sociology[the study of the way people live and work together]4) Political Science[the study of the theory and practice of government]Examples:U.S. Govt., politics, local govt.
5 Branches of Social Studies 5) Economics[the study of the production, exchange, and the consumption of goods and services]6) History[the study of man’s recorded past]Examples:American History, Georgia History, World History, family history***Psychology – the study of an individual’s behavior