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-we use human skeletons like teeth are a record of what we ate as a kid. It is permanent. Record of teeth and bones are a legacy. -look at pottery containers and look for residues that were stored in there. -archeologists have an array of techniques to analyze food. -What is domestication? Pg. 183-a biological process that involves changes in physical characteristic of plants and animals as they become dependent on humans for reproductive success. -Why do people domesticate? It is a lot of work! You got to tend the animal, protect it, feed it, etc. Answers are 1) population growth, 2) climate opportunity, 3) and the most exciting and distinct one is that some people are growing food so they have extra and throw parties! The capacity to show off and be a good leader. -What kinds of things get domesticated? Only certain kinds of plants and animals. Things that are starchy. Corn, wheat, barley, and grains that can be grown in large quantities. As for animals, things that get domesticated are large animals. Cows, sheep, pig, chicken, goats, dogs, el pacas, llamas, and guinea pigs! They are mostly pretty docile and good meat packages. When you slaughter them, you can feed a lot of people. -How does a plant like dandelion reproduce? By the wind and beneficial to the plant! But humans want it so that you can take off the plant whenever we are ready. That is why humans select plants that hold on the seeds. Good for human but bad for plants so plants become dependent. -Why grain to domesticate? The manipulation of grain, you can get more per acre than other grains. -Why animals? Diet for small planet, you can get away with plants. Animals are useful for other kinds of things like milk and traction and wool and hair and hide and clothing and development for warm things to wear.
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