One of the possible reasons that hunters and gatherers do not work
more than they do may be to avoid overexploitation of their environment.
Think about this: overhunting might allow people to feast for a few
days, but over the long run, the effect would simply be to destroy the
local game supplies. Hunters and gatherers also demonstrate less
patriarchy and ownership taboos than industrial society members. You
will explore these differences in a PowerPoint presentation for this
Use this Hunter-Gatherers resource page
as a starting point. There, you will find an in-depth examination of
the hunter-gatherer society as well as additional sources to explore.
Make sure you use and refer to at least two sources in your
presentation. Use this template
to create a presentation of 10–14 slides, with speaker notes. A title
and reference slide should be included. PowerPoint help is available
through Smarthinking. Be sure cover the following in your presentation:
- What are 2 examples of contemporary hunter-gatherer societies?
- How do hunters and gatherers view rights to land?
- How do hunters and gatherers view rights to property, such as tools or personal possessions?
- What evidence suggests that hunter-gatherer societies have a conservationist ethic?
- What can an industrial, modern society learn from hunter-gatherer societies?
Ember, C. R. (2014, July 23). Hunter-gatherers (Foragers). Retrieved from http://hraf.yale.edu/ehc/summaries/hunter-gatherer…
This assignment will also be assessed using additional criteria, provided here.
• Highlights key concepts related to the assignment topic, drawing
upon appropriate course readings and other learning resources.
• Evaluates alternative points of view and sources in reaching accurate conclusions
• Includes sufficient supporting details so that main points stand out.
specified number of external sources at a minimum. Selected sources are
credible and relevant to support the assignment response.
• Introduces the project and gives the audience a clear sense of the main assignment topic
• Sequences information logically with smooth transitions to connect key points
• Concludes with thoughtful evaluation of the information presented.
• Uses a visually pleasing layout with appropriate text font and
color that contributes to the overall message. Uses adequate spacing,
headings, and subheadings.
• Uses graphics and multimedia primarily to reinforce main points and to maximize audience understanding
Includes speaker notes with additional details where needed to enhance understanding and ensure a smooth and organized flow
Applies effective presentation principles such that the intended audience is reflected in the content, tone, and style.
Presentation is clear, well-articulated and free of grammar,
punctuation, and spelling errors. Information sources are clearly
identified and properly cited and referenced using APA Style.
Submission Format & Timeliness
Presentation length (# of slides) is per assignment requirements and submitted by the assigned due date.