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Human Changes to the Environment. What does your group think these words mean?. Irrigation Tilling Dike L evee Canal Dam Slash-and-burn farming. Predict with your group what you think your word means. Come up with a definition as a group and write it on your dry erase board.

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what does your group think these words mean
What does your group think these words mean?
  • Irrigation
  • Tilling
  • Dike
  • Levee
  • Canal
  • Dam
  • Slash-and-burn farming
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Predict with your group what you think your word means.

  • Come up with a definition as a group and write it on your dry erase board
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When hunter-gatherers began to settle, they had to make certain ADAPTATIONS or MODIFICATIONS to their PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT.

irrigation
Irrigation
  • A system of transporting water to crops
slash and burn farming
Slash-and-burn farming
  • Cutting down and burning all trees in an area to make the land ready for farming
tilling
Tilling
  • To plow the land for the raising of crops
dike levee
Dike/Levee
  • Strips of elevated land along a river
canal
Canal
  • An artificial waterway for navigation and irrigation
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Dam
  • A barrier to obstruct the flow of water