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Threshold 8: The Modern Revolution (2:37)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 00:35 What does David Christian mean by the terms Modern Revolution and the Anthropocene?
  2. 01:02 How did humans become a global species and how did this contribute to the Modern Revolution?
  3. 01:31 What new sources of energy became available and how did they contribute to the Modern Revolution?
  4. 02:28 What are the consequences of this revolution?