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Big History
Accretion
Asteriod
Circadian Rhythm
Core (Earth)
Planets from from materials of stars colliding.
A metellic rock floating though space. (Space Debris)
The 24-Hour cycle that we live by.
The inner most layer of the earth. Made of Molten Nickle and…
Accretion
Planets from from materials of stars colliding.
Asteriod
A metellic rock floating though space. (Space Debris)
12 terms
Big History Unit 8
Black Death
exchange network
Industrial Revolution
Malthusian cycles
The fourteenth-century outbreak of bubonic plague, which kill…
A geographical region characterized by an exceptional amount…
A period of technological innovation starting in England late…
Long cycles of economic, demographic, cultural, and political…
Black Death
The fourteenth-century outbreak of bubonic plague, which kill…
exchange network
A geographical region characterized by an exceptional amount…
23 terms
Big History Unit 6
archaeology
australopithecines
bipedalism
collective learning
The scientific study of human activity in the past, primarily…
An early group of hominine species with brains similar in siz…
The ability to walk on two rear limbs (legs)
The ability to share, preserve, and build upon ideas over time.
archaeology
The scientific study of human activity in the past, primarily…
australopithecines
An early group of hominine species with brains similar in siz…
Big History
Science
History
Big History
Origin Stories
A way to learn knowledge about the natural world that relies…
The study of past events.
A single account of the entire history of the Universe that u…
A story about the beginning of the Universe and humanity.
Science
A way to learn knowledge about the natural world that relies…
History
The study of past events.
18 terms
Big History Unit 7
agriculture
artificial selection
civilization
cunieform
The cultivation of plant and animal species that are useful t…
The process by which humans breed certain plants or animals i…
A human society having dense population, large public buildin…
The world's first known system of writing, written with reeds…
agriculture
The cultivation of plant and animal species that are useful t…
artificial selection
The process by which humans breed certain plants or animals i…
49 terms
Unit 5:Big History
Adaptation
Adaptive Radiation
Bacteria
Biodiversity
An ability that helps living organisms evolve and become bett…
The rapid evolution of many new species
Simple unicellular, asexual and prokaryotic organisms
The variety of life forms in a habitat
Adaptation
An ability that helps living organisms evolve and become bett…
Adaptive Radiation
The rapid evolution of many new species
80 terms
BIG HISTORY
Threshold Moment
Law of Entropy
Goldilocks Conditions
Threshold Moments
An impactful moment in history that goes against the Law of E…
A natural law where situations go from Order to Chaos
Conditions that are "just right" to sustain life
There are 8 of them
Threshold Moment
An impactful moment in history that goes against the Law of E…
Law of Entropy
A natural law where situations go from Order to Chaos
16 terms
Big History Thresholds
Threshold 1: The Big Bang
Threshold 1 Graphic
Threshold 2: Stars Light Up
Threshold 2 Graphic
Threshold 1: The Big Bang
Threshold 1 Graphic
Big History
Atom
Authority
Big Bang
Cepheid
the basic unit of a chemical element.
the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforc…
the rapid expansion of matter from a state of extremely high…
a variable star having a regular cycle of brightness with a f…
Atom
the basic unit of a chemical element.
Authority
the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforc…
17 terms
Big History Unit 1 Vocabulary
Big Bang
Big History
complexity
emergent properties
A theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
A unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
A quality of an object or system that has diverse components…
Properties of a complex system that are not present within it…
Big Bang
A theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
Big History
A unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
Big History
Four Fundamental Forces
Cepheid variables
Doppler Effect
Neutron Star
Gravity, electromagnetism, strong and weak
Correlation between periodicity and size
Why light is more red shifted from distant galaxies
Left over neutrons from a supernova
Four Fundamental Forces
Gravity, electromagnetism, strong and weak
Cepheid variables
Correlation between periodicity and size
Big History
Low mass star
Big Bang
Goldilocks conditions
High mass star
Long life span (100millions-billons of years), dies by runnin…
___
Perfect conditions needed to bring about more complexity
Begins as nebula ends in a supernova. Short life span (millio…
Low mass star
Long life span (100millions-billons of years), dies by runnin…
Big Bang
___
49 terms
Big History
Logic, intuition, evidence, and author…
They create hotspots and complexity
Elements
Simple elements
What are the four fundemental forces?
Why are stars imortant?
What is made in stars?
What elements can be made in stars?
Logic, intuition, evidence, and author…
What are the four fundemental forces?
They create hotspots and complexity
Why are stars imortant?
20 terms
Big History Unit 3 Vocabulary
cluster
density
fusion (also called nuclear fusion)
galaxy
A group of galaxies held together by their mutual gravitation…
The mass per unit of volume of a substance.
The combining of lighter atomic nuclei into heavier atomic nu…
A large "society" of stars, held together by mutual gravitati…
cluster
A group of galaxies held together by their mutual gravitation…
density
The mass per unit of volume of a substance.
Big History
How is the Goldilocks Condition explai…
What do Goldilocks Conditions create?
What happens when more thresholds form…
What is the 1st big threshold for *B…
Not too hot, not too cold... Just Right.
They create thresholds
They become more fragile and vulnerable
Big Bang
How is the Goldilocks Condition explai…
Not too hot, not too cold... Just Right.
What do Goldilocks Conditions create?
They create thresholds
Big History
astrophysics
big bang
big history
complexity
the study of the properties and interactions of planets, star…
a theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
a unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
a quality of an object or system that has diverse components…
astrophysics
the study of the properties and interactions of planets, star…
big bang
a theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
15 terms
Big History Unit 4
Planetesimal
Earth
Solar System
Sun
An object, at least a kilometer or so across but much smaller…
The third planet from the Sun in our Solar System, home to ma…
The Sun and the objects that orbit it; the area in space in w…
The star at the center of our Solar System.
Planetesimal
An object, at least a kilometer or so across but much smaller…
Earth
The third planet from the Sun in our Solar System, home to ma…
118 terms
Big History
Threshold I: Big History
An academic course that covers history…
Around 13.8 billion years
A graduated range of values forming a…
Threshold I: Big History
What is big history?
How many years ago did the Big Bang occur?
What is scale?
Threshold I: Big History
Threshold I: Big History
An academic course that covers history…
What is big history?
37 terms
Big History
astrophysics
Big Bang
complexity
cosmology
the study of the properties and interactions of planets, star…
a theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
a quality of an object or system that has diverse components…
the study of the universe on its largest scales, including it…
astrophysics
the study of the properties and interactions of planets, star…
Big Bang
a theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
Big History
Big History (n)
World History (n)
Thresholds of Increasing Complexity (n)
Goldilocks Conditions (n)
a unified account of the entire history of the Universe, focu…
the study of human history from a global perspective, focusin…
moments in history when specific conditions and events come t…
the set of "just right" conditions that make major changes po…
Big History (n)
a unified account of the entire history of the Universe, focu…
World History (n)
the study of human history from a global perspective, focusin…
Big History Unit 1
The Big Bang
Big History
Complexity
Cosmology
Event that happened 13.8 billion years ago. Created our unive…
A course that looks at the complete history of the universe,…
How many moving parts something has. As a system becomes more…
The study of the cosmos (study of space)
The Big Bang
Event that happened 13.8 billion years ago. Created our unive…
Big History
A course that looks at the complete history of the universe,…
Big history
Astrophysics
Big bang
Big history
Complexity
The study of properties and interactions if planets, stars, g…
A theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
A unified account if the entire history of the universe that…
A quality of an object or system that has diverse components…
Astrophysics
The study of properties and interactions if planets, stars, g…
Big bang
A theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
23 terms
Big History
astronomy
atom
Big Bang
Cepheid
The science that deals with the Universe and the various obje…
A small unit of matter composed of protons, electrons, and us…
A theory proposing that the Universe started out extremely ho…
A star that fluctuates in brightness and provides astronomers…
astronomy
The science that deals with the Universe and the various obje…
atom
A small unit of matter composed of protons, electrons, and us…
27 terms
Big History - Unit 7
agrarian civilization
agrarian era
agrarian surplus
agriculture
A large, organized human society that relies on a large numbe…
An era of human history, beginning roughly 10,000 years ago a…
The production of more crops and other food than immediately…
The cultivation of plant and animal species that are useful t…
agrarian civilization
A large, organized human society that relies on a large numbe…
agrarian era
An era of human history, beginning roughly 10,000 years ago a…
big history
Publication of Two Treatises on Civil…
French Revolution
Industrialization
Invention of the steam engine
1690
1789
1700s (18th century)
sometime before the 1770s, because it was improved then
Publication of Two Treatises on Civil…
1690
French Revolution
1789
Big History
Publication of Two Treatises on Civil…
French Revolution
Industrialization
Invention of the Steam Engine
1690, John Locke was the author
Started in 1789
started in 1709
1770's, invented by James Watt
Publication of Two Treatises on Civil…
1690, John Locke was the author
French Revolution
Started in 1789
77 terms
BIG BIG BIG BIG US HISTORY
Importance of Railroads
Boss Tweed
Political Machines
Yellow Journalism
The railroad opened the way for the settlement of the West, p…
" Boss" of Tammany Hall, Democratic Party political machine i…
Organizations command corps of supporters and businesses.
Based on sensationalism and crude exaggeration.
Importance of Railroads
The railroad opened the way for the settlement of the West, p…
Boss Tweed
" Boss" of Tammany Hall, Democratic Party political machine i…
32 terms
Big History Unit 2 Vocabulary
astronomy
atom
Big Bang
Cepheid
The branch of science that deals with the Universe and the va…
A small unit of matter composed of protons, electrons, and us…
A theory, first articulated in the 1920s, proposing that the…
A star that fluctuates in brightness and provides astronomers…
astronomy
The branch of science that deals with the Universe and the va…
atom
A small unit of matter composed of protons, electrons, and us…
26 terms
Big History terms
Paradigm
speculative
Salient
accretion
1. example; 2. model; 3. way of looking at things
Characterized by conjecture or abstract reasoning
prominent; of notable significance
growth, increase by successive addition, building up
Paradigm
1. example; 2. model; 3. way of looking at things
speculative
Characterized by conjecture or abstract reasoning
Big History
Photosynthesis
Chapter 3
Ingredients and Goldilocks Conditions
Stars, What did they give us
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organism…
Stars and what they gave us
Ingredients- 1. very high temperature... 2. aging and dying star…
The elements- Iron, Silicon, Oxygen, Neon, Carbon, Helium, Hy…
Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organism…
Chapter 3
Stars and what they gave us
6 terms
Big History Quiz 1
Thresholds of Increasing Complexity
Galileo
Discipline
Scale
Moments in the history of the Universe when specific ingredie…
A field of study: experience or knowledge in a certain area,…
Degrees of magnification, or perspective, used to measure tim…
Thresholds of Increasing Complexity
Moments in the history of the Universe when specific ingredie…
Galileo
8 terms
Big History Thresholds
Threshold 1
Threshold 2
Threshold 3
Threshold 4
Threshold 1
Threshold 2
Big History Final Exam
First six thresholds
Claim testers
Brahe
Mendeleev
1- Big Bang... 2- Stars Light Up... 3- New Chemical Elements ... 4- Ea…
Authority... Evidence... Logic... Intuition
known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and pla…
created periodic table
First six thresholds
1- Big Bang... 2- Stars Light Up... 3- New Chemical Elements ... 4- Ea…
Claim testers
Authority... Evidence... Logic... Intuition
Big History
Earth
Big Bang Theory
Universe
Complex
Third planet from the sun.
Theory that deduces a cataclysmic birth of the universe.
The totality of known or supposed objects and phenomena throu…
Characterized by a very complicated or involved arrangement o…
Earth
Third planet from the sun.
Big Bang Theory
Theory that deduces a cataclysmic birth of the universe.
Big History Unit 2 Vocabulary: The Big Bang
gravity
electromagnetism
Doppler Effect
Red Shift
the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; o…
opposite charges attract each other; negative charges repel e…
The change in frequency of a wave as its source moves in rela…
the lengthening of wavelengths of light; evidence for the Big…
gravity
the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; o…
electromagnetism
opposite charges attract each other; negative charges repel e…
30 terms
Big history
Anthropology
Archaeology
Astronomy
Big History
the study of humankind
the study of human history
to study things in space
it explains all of history
Anthropology
the study of humankind
Archaeology
the study of human history
big history
adapt
attest
dovetail
enormity
to adjust to conditions
to affirm its genuine
to fit together perfectly/exactly
a quality exceeding all moral bounds
adapt
to adjust to conditions
attest
to affirm its genuine
210 terms
Big History
Big Bang Cosmology
Cosmology
Threshold 1
Ptolemy of Alexandria
Modern, scientific explanation of the origin of the universe
The study of the evolution of the universe
The formation of the universe; the beginning of the history o…
Roman-Egyptian astronomer; writer of "The Great Work"; believ…
Big Bang Cosmology
Modern, scientific explanation of the origin of the universe
Cosmology
The study of the evolution of the universe
39 terms
Big History
Charles Darwin
Goldilocks Conditions
Radiometric Dating
Threshold
- Founder of the Theory of Evolution... - Explains process of na…
- Environments where conditions are just right for emergence…
- Technique uses to dates materials by measuring the rate of…
- A point where you move from the outside to the inside (some…
Charles Darwin
- Founder of the Theory of Evolution... - Explains process of na…
Goldilocks Conditions
- Environments where conditions are just right for emergence…
Big history
Biology
Complex
Process
Selection
the science that studies living organisms
Not simple
A way of doing something
The act of choosing or selecting
Biology
the science that studies living organisms
Complex
Not simple
big history
carbon
chemical element
cosmic horizon
iron
A chemical element with six protons that is formed in the dea…
A fundamental type of atom, distinguished by varying numbers…
The distance in our Universe beyond which we cannot see (46-b…
The most common chemical element in the planet Earth, iron fo…
carbon
A chemical element with six protons that is formed in the dea…
chemical element
A fundamental type of atom, distinguished by varying numbers…
BIG HISTORY
INTRO
EXOPLANETS (box)
EMERGENCE OF COSMIC NEIGHBORHOOD
GALACTIC HABITABLE ZONE
Goldilocks conditions necessary for life. hard to see life be…
a planet circling other stars and our sun. more and more disc…
Goldilocks conditions due to supernova to energy and chemistr…
4 things for complex life: presence of a host star, heavy ele…
INTRO
Goldilocks conditions necessary for life. hard to see life be…
EXOPLANETS (box)
a planet circling other stars and our sun. more and more disc…
17 terms
Big History
Big Bang
High Mass Stars
Low Mass Stars
Plate Techtonics
...
Light from distant galaxies comes mostly from this
are the smallest, coolest, slimmest main sequence stars
theory that the lithosphere is made up of plates that float o…
Big Bang
...
High Mass Stars
Light from distant galaxies comes mostly from this
Big History
Publication of Two Treatises on Civil…
French Revolution
industrialization
Invention of the Steam Engine (THAT WO…
1690
1789-1799
1815
1770's
Publication of Two Treatises on Civil…
1690
French Revolution
1789-1799
22 terms
Big history
Astrophysics
Authority
Big history
Claims
Experimentalists do experiments... Observers use telescopes... Th…
A credible person
The history of the universe
...
Astrophysics
Experimentalists do experiments... Observers use telescopes... Th…
Authority
A credible person
42 terms
Big History
Examines history from the big bang to…
Hominid
Homo sapiens
Paleolithic
...
A primate of a family that inculdes humans and their fossil a…
The binomial nomenclature for the only extant human species.
Of, relating to, or denoting the early phase of the stone age…
Examines history from the big bang to…
...
Hominid
A primate of a family that inculdes humans and their fossil a…
50 terms
Big History
Convergent Evolution
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Gemmules
Process where animals evolve into similar traits
Simplest form of living cell
What type of cell has a protective membrane
Darwin, each part of animal has the capacity to grow
Convergent Evolution
Process where animals evolve into similar traits
Prokaryote
Simplest form of living cell
Big History
Paradox of Beginning
Big Bang Cosmology
Cosmology
Copernicus
How does something come from nothing?
Modern scientific explanation for the universe
The study of the evolution of the universe
Believed the sun lay at the center of the universe
Paradox of Beginning
How does something come from nothing?
Big Bang Cosmology
Modern scientific explanation for the universe
Big History
Anthropology
Archaeology
Astronomy
Big History
Study of humanity
Study of human activity
Study of space
The universe's history
Anthropology
Study of humanity
Archaeology
Study of human activity
22 terms
Big history
mesopotamian society
Olmec society
norte chico
the 3 themes of history
had job hierarchy, monarchy, pictograph writing sysetem, iden…
had 3 calendars and mass platforms
lived in desert, didn't grow grain, fished, and string writin…
rising complexity, collective learning, and connectivity
mesopotamian society
had job hierarchy, monarchy, pictograph writing sysetem, iden…
Olmec society
had 3 calendars and mass platforms
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