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Producing FoodWhat do you remember about the following topics?
Hunting and gatheringAdaptingExtinctionThe end of the last Ice AgeDo NowAt the end of the last Ice Age, there were many causes and effects that lead to the birth of farming. Causes and Effects
Read the Adapting to Change section on page 49 of your textbook.
In your notebook, label the causes and effects that lead to farming.DirectionsCause: Warmer temperatures allowed people, animals, and plants to spread north and south from the equator
Effect: People began to see animals and plants they had never seen before.Cause and Effect 1Cause: People now had additional food sources.
Effect: Where food was plentiful, populations grew.Cause and Effect 2Cause: Many Ice Age mammals became extinct.
Effect: Many people lost an important source of meat. Cause and Effect 3Cause: Climate of southwestern Asia and other places grew drier, causing droughts.
Effect: Droughts caused food shortages.
Cause and Effect 4Cause: People had difficulty feeding themselves (growing populations, animal extinctions, droughts).
Effect: People adapted by storing food, or creating weapons to kill smaller animals.Cause and Effect 5Cause: In southwestern Asia, gatherers tried planting the seeds of wild grasses.
Effect: They became the worlds first farmers.Cause and Effect 6Abu Hureyra(Approximate location labeled with White X)
RyeBarleyEinkorn (type of wheat)Crops: Abu HureyraRye
EinkornWhat are the causes and effects you learned today? How do they relate to one another?Wrap Up