9/16 Domesticating Animals

JQ9: Describe the process whereby a hamburger makes it to your plate. In other words, what processes does it take to get all the ingredients for your burger from the earth to your plate. Think about each piece separately.

In Class

1. Review notes. Why are we still not hunting and gathering for our food?

2. Watch  Epsidoe One: 24:00-40:00 from Jared Diamond’s “Guns, Germs, and Steel.” What argument does he use to explain why some civilizations prospered while others struggled?

Homework

None. If interested, take a look at when different animals were domesticated or where cuts of beef are from on cattle.

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