Flashcards in S.S UNIT 1 Deck (25)
The average weather conditions for a region over an extended period of time.
The conditions in the atmosphere at a particular time in a particular place.
5 types of weather
Precipitation Wind speed and direction
Temperature Visibility (clear/cloudy)
The study of the environment and how it affects humans.
The Earth’s climate, topography (shape of the land), and natural resources
the movement of people (or animals) from one region to another
people who live by hunting animals and gathering wild plants
people who move from place to place – hunter-gatherers were nomads
a large, moving sheet of ice (grew very large during the Ice Age)
a geological period of long, continuous cold temperatures, causing glaciers to form and the polar ice caps to grow toward the Equator
the land bridge connecting the NE tip of Asia (Siberia) with the NW tip of Alaska, named after the Bering Strait, which became dry land.
the first Americans, who crossed over the land bridge between 38,000 and 10,000 BC during the last Ice Age.
A people’s way of life
types of culture
Customs & traditions
Economy and jobs
Government and laws
Beliefs, Values, Religion
The arts, architecture, recreation (e.g., sports)
A group of people who share the same culture
the process of breeding plants or animals to meet human needs
why is domestication better than hunter gatherers?
What are its advantages
With farming as a source of food, people could settle in one place & have a more reliable food supply
Now, societies had more time for activities other than food gathering
a complex society, one with job specialization as well as a high level of culture
more than what is needed
difference or variety
to change/modify behavior in order to fit in with your environment
A revolution is a massive, dramatic change in people’s lives [slow, gradual change is called evolution]
The Neolithic Revolution was the human discovery of domestication of plants and animals. It is considered a revolution because it dramatically changed the lives of early humans.
Advantages of the Neolithic revolution? Name 2
Permanent settlements/safer shelter
More free time to experiment, invent (e.g., medical advances)
Develop trade; more complex economy
Can create laws, rules to make life safer and more secure
Social classes develop