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Talent 21 Social Studies 2012. How did humans directly impact the environment? By: Alana Miskovic. This year for talent 21 I will be telling you about 7 different early civilizations. f rom this power point you will learn about how early civilizations impacted the environment.

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Talent 21 social studies 2012

Talent 21 Social Studies 2012

How did humans directly impact the environment?

By: Alana Miskovic

After glacier age
After glacier age different early civilizations.

  • Couldn’t reproduce

  • they were attacked (animals)

  • The humans impacted the early environment because with the new dry land, the fire caught and spread more rapidly.

Early man
Early man different early civilizations.

  • Forest fires caused by campfires were very hazardous and life threatening.

  • The fire took down wild life

  • The fires damaged vegetation.

  • Over hunting caused animals to die out.

Early farmers
Early farmers different early civilizations.

  • Farmers used irrigation systems to water their crops.

  • They used them when a source of water was far away.

  • Most today farmers use tractors to plow the dirt but back then, they used oxen.

Mesopotamia different early civilizations.

  • Farmed crops

  • 110 degree temperatures

  • Seasonal flooding

  • Farmers learned how to control the flooding in order to keep the crops alive.

Egypt different early civilizations.

  • Daily life in the Egypt revolved around the Nile and when the flooding would fertilize their crops and provide food for their family.

  • Trading

  • Building

Greece different early civilizations.

  • Greece had a lot of beaches

  • Sometimes Greeks turn to piracy

  • Greece was not always a easy place to live in.

  • The soil wasn’t rich and there wasn’t enough fresh water.

  • The Greeks also started the Olympics.

Rome different early civilizations.

  • The warm air moved around the building through spaces under floors and between the walls.

  • Salt flats because salt was valuable

  • Used the water to their advantages in order to trade

  • The heating systems, which was kept going by slaves, who kept a fire blazing in a furnace to heat warm air.

Conclusion different early civilizations.

  • Have you learned anything now? In the power point you just saw you learned how the ancient civilizations made an ecological footprint in the world we live in now.