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Human Interaction with the Environment. Examples of how Humans interacted and changed the environment through the ages. Early man. Migrate - to move one place to another. Hunting & gathering -members of homo sapiens who spent hours hunting.

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Human interaction with the environment

Human Interaction with the Environment

Examples of how Humans interacted and changed the environment through the ages.


Early man

Early man

  • Migrate- to move one place to another.

  • Hunting & gathering-members of homo sapiens who spent hours hunting.

  • technology- the proper knowledge to invent new tools.


Farmers city dwellers

Farmers & City Dwellers

  • Plow- a tool to cut, lift, and turn soil.

  • Irrigation- ways to move water to land

  • Slash & Burn farming- a method in which forestland is cut and burned to prepare the soil.


Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia

  • Silt-soil or tiny rocks carried on land by sea.

  • Caravan- a group of traders on a long journey

  • Architecture- a style of building


Egypt

Egypt

  • Mummification- to preserve a body

  • Pyramids- a structure that served as a tomb for ancient rulers

  • Papyrus- a paper like material on which the Egyptians wrote on


Greece

Greece

  • Harbor- a shelter place with deep water close to shore

  • Cultural-Borrowing- the process in which a culture takes a idea from another culture

  • Acropolis- a fort built on top of a hill


Human interaction with the environment

Rome

  • Roads- to get around faster

  • Romanize- to make roman in character

  • Arable- good for growing crops


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