Assignment # 1 – 4 Topic Questions:
You are responsible for submitting a response to the following questions. Each should be approximately 700-1000 words.
1. Briefly describe 2 traditional origin stories and compare them to the origin story you grew up with or is most familiar to you. How has learning about different origin stories impacted your worldview?
2. What is the relationship between the emergence of complexity, energy flows, and the Goldilocks conditions. Give details and examples and discuss the different perspectives brought to Big History from the sciences, humanities, and the social sciences.
3. What does Big History teach us about how humans spread across the globe? Give details about when and how this took place and how we know. Also, explain what this teaches us about the notion of race?
4. How and why did agriculture develop and why is it important?
MUST DISCUSS THOSE 4 QUESTIONS, EACH QUESTION NEED 700 WORDS TO DISCUSS