WebQuest

Unit 1: Guns, Germs, & Steel

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YOU WILL NEED HEADPHONES/EAR BUDS for this ACTIVITY!

STEP 1- Complete & Answer questions below in your FARMING NOTES document on GOOGLE DRIVE.


Source 1: VIDEO- Neolithic Part 1

1. Why did the nomads settle down?  

2. How did Neolithic people modify the land and improve upon nature?



3. What was the Neolithic Revolution?

4. How did geography influence the decision for humans to settle down and begin farming?

5. What happened when people began to farm?



6. What general statement can you make about farming before 5000 B.C.E.?



7. The world's first farmers lived in the Middle East- so what food crops did they raise?

8. Draw a Conclusion: What are two basic food staples that can be made by these crops? 



(Click on the left-hand orange button until you reach the year 3500 B.C. Click on the tab where you see civilization at this time.) 

9. Where did the world's first civilizations arise?


STEP 2: Create a STATEMENT and then use THREE FACTS to support the STATEMENT!



BIG QUESTION:

What connections can be made between the START of FARMING and the beginning of CIVILIZATION?









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