When Time Became History - The Human Era

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Domesticating a plant or animal is the process of training them to live in a particular environment and to behave in a specific way.

  • The goal of the project was to domesticate the animals so that they would no longer be a danger to the villagers.
  • The goal of the project was to domesticate the plant so that it would produce more food.

Gatherers are people who collect things. They might collect food, or they might collect materials that they can use to build something.

  • The gatherers will collect all of the food that they can find.
  • The gatherers will collect all of the wood that they can find.

When someone is undernourished, they are not getting the nutrients that they need to stay healthy. This can lead to problems like malnutrition, anemia, and even death.

  • The child is undernourished because she is not eating enough.
  • The country is undernourished because the government is not providing enough food.

To solidify is to make something solid, to make it more firm or stable. When you solidify a liquid, you make it into a substance that is easier to handle.

  • The liquid was solidifying and turning into a solid.
  • The mud was starting to solidify, so the soldiers had to move quickly.

Undernourishment is when a person doesn't have enough food to eat. This can happen for a number of reasons, including war and natural disasters.

  • Many people are affected by undernourishment because of the war.
  • The famine in Africa is caused by undernourishment.

Overpopulation is when there are too many people in a particular area, and it is causing problems. There is not enough space to live, and the resources that are available are not being used efficiently.

  • The overpopulation of the city is causing a lot of problems.
  • The overpopulation of the planet is causing a lot of problems.

A plushie is a toy that is made out of soft materials. They are usually designed to be cuddly, and they are often used as toys for children.

  • They bought a plushie for their daughter, who was very excited about it.
  • The toy store had a wide selection of plushies, which is why they were able to find the one that their daughter wanted.

The burbs are the suburbs of a city. They are usually nicer and more comfortable than the city itself, and they are often where the wealthy and famous live.

  • The burbs are where most of the new development is happening.
  • The burbs are usually more expensive than the city.