SS Seventh Grade CBA
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SS Seventh Grade CBA
SS Seventh Grade CBA
Made 12/5/12, CBA 12/6/12
The process of change especially from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex state
A change in an organism or its parts that fits it better for the conditions of it's enviroment; a structure resulting from this change
A near or near-direct ancestor of humans
Define the Paleolithic Age (Pal, you're so old-style!)
Of, relating to, or being the second period of the Stone age marked by rough or crudely chipped stone implements
Define a nomad
A member of a people that had no fixed home but moves from place to place
One that obtains food through hunting, fishing, and gathering rather than agriculture
To move from one place, country, or locality to another
A large body of ice moving slowly down a slope or valley or spreading outward on a long surface
The words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a large group of people.
Also called the New Stone Age, when people changed from food gatherers to food producers
The science or occupation of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising live-stock
A sudden, extreme, or complete change
Producing vegitation or crops plentifully
The amount more than needed
To adapt to living with human beings and to serve their purposes
The development of different kinds of jobs
The science of obtaining metals from their ores and preparing them for use
To supply with water by artificial means
A small village
The belief that all natural things are alive and have their own spirits
Paleolithic Age = ?
Old Stone Age
? = Old Stone Age
When did the Pal. Age start
2,500,000 BCE to 10,000 BCE
What is the main charateristic of the Paleolithic Age
to move from one location to another
Why were did Paleolithic people possibly migrate? (4)
More people = Less food, climate changes, curiousity, or maybe exploration
Hunter-gathers traveled in bans of how many people?
Where did hunter-gatherers live?
caves or wood/bone shelters
List three positives in the increase in amount/advanced tools and weapons
Increase in hunting ability, advantage over game, less risk.
What were weapons made from in the Pal. age>
Stone, bone, and wood.
: spear, arrows, and fish hooks
Why did language come about?
To plan and cooperate during hunts
Why was clothing invented?
(SUPPOSUDLY!!!) to keep warm
Why is the control of fire so important?
Heat, light, cooking, and protection
Cave paintings = ?
Ancient kind of art
? = Ancient kind of art
name six possible reasons for cave paintings
Religious - animism, show power over animals, decoration, entertainment, history/identification, fertility
Themes of cave paintings
Animals, shapes/sympols, and figures
Who buried their dead first?
What was a man's job in the Paleolithic age?
Hunting and fishing
What was a woman's job in the paleolithic age?
gathered and cared for children
Neolithic Age = ? = Neolithic Revolution
New Stone Age
? = New Stone Age = neolithic revolution
Neolithic Age = New Stone Age = ?
What were the first crops
Wheat and barley = grains
Who were the first to domesticate?
Food/Materials, companionship/enjoyment, and labor/transportation
Who were the first domesticated animals?
Dogs, sheep, cattle, pigs, and goats
Why were certain animals domesticated and the others weren't?
Nutritous (taste good), easily fed, breed fast and grow fast, pleasant = easily imprisoned, and recognize human dominance.
What were some problems of early farmers?
Nature and the elements, when and where to plant, and threats from neighbors.
Heating ore and melting it which seperated the metal from the rock.
What was the first metal?
What was the effect of using copper?
Produced better tools and weapons
What did better tools and weapons of the Neolithic age lead to?
More efficient farming tools, increase in trade, and new jobs created
What were the first two villages? (Cave man!)
Jericho and Catal Huyuk
When did agriculture start?
1st settlements when?
What does the term reign mean?
the period during which a soverign occupies the throne
What are the three early archaeology periods?
Iron, Stone, and Bronze Ages
What does the term home territory mean?
an area where hunters and getherers lived