ICE AGE Caleigh and Sam Set 8 AAS H Klick
WHEN DID THIS EVENT OCCUR? From around 90,000 BC to around 10,000 BC http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/ice_age/ice_age.pdf
WHO WAS INVOLVED? Hunter gatherer groups, People in the world during that time period. FROM GOOGLE.
WHAT HAPPENED? The average temperature around the world dropped dramatically. The area near the equator affected less than the area near the north and south poles, where it became extremely cold.
CONTINUED… • This made life harder in the polar areas and caused people to adapt and create new ways of living in these new weather climates. GOOGLE
CONTINUED… Humans made warmer clothes out of animal fur Humans learned how to harness the power of fire Humans created warmer shelters
HOW DID IT SHAPE THE WORLD? The people who survived the ice age adopted new ways of life to replace their hunting skills. This started the beginning of the “civilization”.
CONTINUED… When water turned To ice, sea levels Lowered, exposing Land bridges. Humans used these to migrate to the Americas and other places.
THE END Thank you very much!
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