Unit 1 neolithic revolutionPresentation Transcript
Is it really 2012??? 4710 in China, the year of the Dragon Hebrew Year 5772 January 1st 2012 = 1433 in Islam
Compare…Hunter-Gatherers Settled Farmers
Vocabulary Periodization-how we divide a subject into historical eras for purposes of analysis and study. BC/AD or BCE/CE- Before Christ/Anno Domini or Before Common Era/Common Era Neolithic Revolution-major change to human life caused by the development of farming (from hunter- gatherer to agrarian-farmers) Domestication-the taming of animals (horses, dogs, goats, pigs, etc.) Irrigation-bringing water to fields using man-made canals
Was Farming a Good Idea??? Read the Handout- “Was Farming a Good Idea” Make TWO T-Charts Label one Advantages/Disadvantages of Hunting/Gathering Label the other Advantages/Disadvantages of Farming Fill them in as you read and then we will discuss as a class.
Neolithic RevolutionCauses Impact Permanent settlements Hunting-Gathering and eventually the first bands scattered seeds cities near campsites Positive Effects: Climate Change-rising development of culture temps led to longer growing seasons and (art, religion), more dry land specialization of labor, irrigation systems Growing populations led to discovery of new food Negative Effects: Close sources-steady supply proximity leads to disease, competition for land, environmental impact.
Use Your Words… Use the following words to explain the cause and effect relationship in the development of permanent settlements: Here is the CHALLENGE-Try to make it ONE sentence!!! Tools Settlement Hunters Gatherers Food Domestication of animals Agriculture