relate to your reading packet
What do CE and BCE mean? Why
are they used?
Why was population relatively
stable for most of human history? When did that begin to change? Why?
How did population change contribute
both to the rise and to the fall of cultures?
Name three early scientific
or technological advances that stimulated economic and food production.
Explain the correlation of population
growth and the age of European exploration and colonization.
Identify three factors leading
to rapid population growth in the last 200 years. How would your life be
different (or how many people that you know might not be alive) without
What is "carrying capacity?"
What sorts of things can affect it?
What is an environmental (or
Why do some people around the
world actually need to increase consumption? Give an example of how/why
this would work.
Is the comparison between Bati,
Jyoti, and Warren 'fair?' Why or why not?