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The Agricultural Revolution/Crash Course World History

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Title:

The Agricultural Revolution/Crash Course World History

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/6c196b67-7cf6-4020-8044-2d57a390774f/the-agricultural-revolution-crash-course-world-history-1/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

John Green investigates the dawn of human civilization. John looks into how people gave up hunting and gathering to become agriculturalists and how that change has influenced the world we live in today. Also, there are some jokes about cheeseburgers.

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Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
3 ) Identify the characteristics, distribution, and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics.

•  Explaining essential aspects of culture, including social structure, languages, belief systems, customs, religion, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Discuss the essential components that make-up culture and the role culture plays in the human mosaic.
  • Map major cultural regions of the world.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • characteristics
  • distribution
  • complexity
  • cultural
  • mosaics
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How the belief systems, languages, social structure, customs, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology all shape culture.
  • The role of popular culture and the impact it has on local culture.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Compare and contrast differing cultures around the world.
  • Identify the role that belief systems, languages, social structure, customs, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology have in shaping culture.
  • Identify major cultural regions of the world.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There are essential components that make-up culture.
  • Culture plays an important role in the human mosaic.
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
10 ) Recognize how human-environmental interaction affects culture in today's society.

Examples: population growth in the Galapagos Islands damaging the environment of endemic plant and animal species, deforestation in the Pantanal affecting the world's largest freshwater ecosystem, green technologies affecting humans and the environment

Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe the ways in which human-environment interaction has affected culture.
  • Provide examples of areas affected by environmental change.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • human-environment
  • interaction
  • recognize
  • culture
  • society
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How humans have impacted the earth's environment.
  • The major factors contributing to environmental change.
  • How humans are responding to environmental change.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • List several ways humans have impacted the environment.
  • Evaluate reasons why environmental change occurs.
  • Map areas of the world most affected by human activity.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Culture is impacted by humans interacting with the environment.
Tags: architecture, belief systems, humanenvironmental interactions, languages, social structure, traditions
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Author: Ginger Boyd