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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
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…
16 terms
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)
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…
9 terms
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.
8 terms
Big History Thresholds
Threshold 1
Threshold 2
Threshold 3
Threshold 4
Threshold 1
Threshold 2
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
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…
13 terms
Big History Basics
Big History
emergent properties
claim testing
authority
A unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
Properties of a complex system that are not present within it…
The use of strategies to decide whether a story or concept sh…
One of the four claim testers in Big History: a respectable o…
Big History
A unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
emergent properties
Properties of a complex system that are not present within it…
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?
19 terms
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…
6 terms
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…
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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…
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…
19 terms
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…
20 terms
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
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
___
35 terms
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…
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…
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.
20 terms
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
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…
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
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
8 terms
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
19 terms
Big History
World War II***
U.S. Stock Market Crash and Start of G…
Russian Revolution
World War I
1939 to 1945
1929
1917
1914 to 1918
World War II***
1939 to 1945
U.S. Stock Market Crash and Start of G…
1929
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…
25 terms
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
20 terms
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
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
9 terms
Big History Vocabulary
Big Bang
Complexity
Emergent Properties
Goldilocks Conditions
A theory that explains the process in which the universe was…
A way to characterize something that has many parts and these…
Something that an object can do when it is put together in th…
Specific set of conditions necessary to enable greater comple…
Big Bang
A theory that explains the process in which the universe was…
Complexity
A way to characterize something that has many parts and these…
15 terms
Big History - 1 Big Bang
The first law of thermodynamics
The second law of thermodynamics
The big bang
The age of the universe
energy and matter cannot be created or destroyed
Entropy, energy cannot change from one form to another withou…
What is thought to be the beginning of the universe, an explo…
13.8 million years old
The first law of thermodynamics
energy and matter cannot be created or destroyed
The second law of thermodynamics
Entropy, energy cannot change from one form to another withou…
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…
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
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
15 terms
Big history
gall
parry
cogitate
transpire
shameless boldness; nerve
to deflect or evade a blow, especially in swordfighting
to think deeply
to happen; to take place
gall
shameless boldness; nerve
parry
to deflect or evade a blow, especially in swordfighting
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
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
21 terms
Big History
Threshold 1
Threshold 2
Threshold 3
Threshold 4
Big Bang
Stars
Chemical elements
Solar system/Planest
Threshold 1
Big Bang
Threshold 2
Stars
31 terms
Big History
Accretion
Alfred Wegener
Asteroid
Atmosphere
process in material gather together through collisions and gr…
German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental dr…
Small rocky, icy, and metallic celestial bodies left over fro…
mixture of gases surrounding a planet. The composition of the…
Accretion
process in material gather together through collisions and gr…
Alfred Wegener
German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental dr…
34 terms
Big History
process
Planets
Star
accretion
a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a part…
A planet orbits the sun and has to be large enough that its o…
any object in space that's are made of burning gas and that l…
growth or increase
process
a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a part…
Planets
A planet orbits the sun and has to be large enough that its o…
10 terms
Big History
Threshold 1: The Big Bang GC
Threshold 1: The Big Bang NC
Threshold 2: Stars Light Up GC
Threshold 2: Stars Light Up NC
Goldilocks conditions: who knows
new complexity: the universe (energy, matter)
Goldilocks conditions: hydrogen & helium, gravity, tiny varia…
new complexity: stars, galaxies, galaxy clusters, superclusters
Threshold 1: The Big Bang GC
Goldilocks conditions: who knows
Threshold 1: The Big Bang NC
new complexity: the universe (energy, matter)
33 terms
Big History
Astronomy
Atom
Authority
Big Bang
The branch that deals with the Universe and various objects l…
A small unit of matter composed of protons, electrons, and us…
A respectable ot credible source; an expert
A theory, first articulated in the 1920's, proposing that the…
Astronomy
The branch that deals with the Universe and various objects l…
Atom
A small unit of matter composed of protons, electrons, and us…
18 terms
Big History
Threshold 1: The Big Bang- Ingredients
Threshold 1: The Big Bang- Goldilocks
Threshold 1: The Big Bang- New Complex…
Theshold 2: Stars Light Up- Ingredients
We can only speculate.
We can only speculate.
The Universe, Time and space, Different forms of energy (incl…
Hydrogen & Helium, Gravity.
Threshold 1: The Big Bang- Ingredients
We can only speculate.
Threshold 1: The Big Bang- Goldilocks
We can only speculate.
21 terms
big history
history
Big History
Goldilocks Condition
ingredients
the study of past events, particularly human events
A unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
Specific set of conditions necessary to enable greater comple…
Components that are put together to form something new and mo…
history
the study of past events, particularly human events
Big History
A unified account of the entire history of the Universe that…
17 terms
Big History
Threshold #1
Threshold #2
Threshold #3
Threshold #4
Created: time, energy and space
Created: the sun, hotspots, stars, galaxies, clusters, super…
Created: the elements
Created: planets/ solar system
Threshold #1
Created: time, energy and space
Threshold #2
Created: the sun, hotspots, stars, galaxies, clusters, super…
34 terms
Big History Project 05 Life
adaptation
adaptive radiation
bacteria
biodiversity
The capacity of living organisms to change from generation to…
The rapid evolution of many new species that possess adaptati…
Very simple unicellular, asexual, and prokaryotic organisms.…
The variety of life forms in a habitat, whether that habitat…
adaptation
The capacity of living organisms to change from generation to…
adaptive radiation
The rapid evolution of many new species that possess adaptati…
18 terms
history big
battle of the bulge
neutrality acts
lend lease act
atlantic charter
This was a battle in the winter of 1944-1945 between the Germ…
(FDR) European democracies might buy American war materials o…
The legislation gave President Franklin D. Roosevelt the powe…
1941-Pledge signed by US president FDR and British prime mini…
battle of the bulge
This was a battle in the winter of 1944-1945 between the Germ…
neutrality acts
(FDR) European democracies might buy American war materials o…
34 terms
Big History Project 05 Life
adaptation
adaptive radiation
bacteria
biodiversity
The capacity of living organisms to change from generation to…
The rapid evolution of many new species that possess adaptati…
Very simple unicellular, asexual, and prokaryotic organisms.…
The variety of life forms in a habitat, whether that habitat…
adaptation
The capacity of living organisms to change from generation to…
adaptive radiation
The rapid evolution of many new species that possess adaptati…
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