Students understand important historical events.
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Investigate and explain scientific evidence and discoveries related to early hominid development (e.g., evidence about daily life, major anthropological discoveries and their locations, key people associated with major anthropological discoveries)
Identify the features and accomplishments (e.g., development of tools, use of fire, adaptation to the natural environment, location in continental regions) of hunter-gatherer communities
Trace the emergence of agriculture and its effect (e.g., climate changes, the impact of irrigation techniques, the domestication of plants and animals) on early human communities
Identify the features of Mesopotamian civilization and its contributions to the modern world (e.g., early villages, specialization of labor, irrigation)
Identify the features (e.g., religion, hierarchy of society) of Egyptian civilization and its contributions (e.g., trade networks) to the modern world