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How did humans impact their Environment?

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  1. How did humans impact their Environment? Madison Puccio Talent 21 2012

  2. Our classes talent 21 project is about how the early civilizations impacted the environment. The five city states we did it on were after glacier age, early humans, early farmers, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. INTRODUCTION

  3. Debris fields were left • Lakes and ponds were beging • Remains were found AFTER GLACIER AGE

  4. Starting fire to keep them warm. • Melt things to make new inventions. • Make jewelry to sell • Burn things like trash, food, • Create tools so it can help them build and create EARLY MAN

  5. Irrigation ways to move water onto land, they depended on the rain to water their crops. • Plows to move around the old dirt. • Sickles are used for helping with the farming. • Storing water so water wouldn’t flood the land. • Slash and burn fire was a type of farming to clear out forests. • Domestication trained animals so they wouldn’t eat the crops or them. • training farm animals to pull plows and tools. • Terraces to make steps on flat land into the sides of hills and mountains EARLY FARMERS

  6. They started to melt bronze, silver, gold. • Irrigation helped moving water onto land. The people depended on rain to water the land. • Mud brick buildings were easy to make because all they needed was mud and brick. • Measurements were a help to Mesopotamia because that was a system that could help with building. • Building houses and farms were a help because they would change the land and allow early people to live in the houses and the farms helped because they could get crops and animals from that. • Ziggurats were a help because they grew as the wealth and power in the city grew, kings and priests houses were built around a wall of a ziggurat. MESPOTAMIA

  7. Pyramids were a help because they would store the dead bodies, stone and jewels. • Mummification because the process would allow the spirits can come back into the bodies. • The Nile river was helpful because it would help the early humans with transportation. Also for ways to trade to other villages around them. • Irrigation to help move water onto land, they depended on rain to water their land. EGYPT

  8. Travel on the sea • Farming • War • Mining and melting gold • Cutting down trees GREECE

  9. Mountain, volcanoes were a help because when they erupted the ash enriched the soil. • Arable grounds helped because they were good for growing crops. ROME

  10. I learned they mostly impacted their environment by farming and trade the most. CONCLUSION