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Fromelles Fallen - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fromelles Fallen - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The ABC is Australia's most trusted, independent source of news. Our network of more than 500 journalists at home and abroad provide unrivalled coverage of the news events that affect Australians.
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Giant Lake Mungo was 20 per cent bigger than we thought, say researchers

Giant Lake Mungo was 20 per cent bigger than we thought, say researchers | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The Aboriginal people who called the arid area around Lake Mungo home some 24,000 years ago were likely accomplished inland seafarers living in what is now desert country.
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Gold Sun Disc from time of Stonehenge revealed to the public

Gold Sun Disc from time of Stonehenge revealed to the public | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Rare Bronze Age gold artifact found in burial mound in Wiltshire, U.K.
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Two ancient Roman gold rings found on Irish beach - Independent.ie

Two ancient Roman gold rings found on Irish beach - Independent.ie | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Ancient gold and silver jewellery unearthed by an amateur treasure hunter have been credited with shedding fresh light on the Romans' links with Ireland.
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How to make a mummy - Len Bloch

How to make a mummy - Len Bloch | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
As anyone who’s seen a mummy knows, ancient Egyptian priests went to a lot of trouble to evade decomposition. But how successful were they? Len Bloch details the mummification process and examines its results thousands of years later.
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Armada artefacts taken from seabed - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Armada artefacts taken from seabed - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Severe winter storms over the last two years are believed to have led to the recent discovery of relics from the Spanish Armada off the Irish coast.
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Ancient Celtic Prince's Grave and Chariot Unearthed

Ancient Celtic Prince's Grave and Chariot Unearthed | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The 2,500-year-old tomb of an ancient Celtic prince has been unearthed, and the tomb contains stunning bronze vessels and other signs of wealth.
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The Archaeology News Network: Embracing couple found in Neolithic Greek grave

The Archaeology News Network: Embracing couple found in Neolithic Greek grave | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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An appropriate story for Valentine's day.

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Scientists sequence the genome of a 45,000-year-old man — the earliest human genome ever analyzed

Scientists sequence the genome of a 45,000-year-old man — the earliest human genome ever analyzed | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
His DNA helps pinpoint a more accurate time frame for human and Neanderthal interaction.
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Angkor Wat’s forgotten remains

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Dr. Damian Evans and his team at the University of Sydney have digitally unearthed the forgotten cityscape of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, one of the largest religious complexes in the world.

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Australian rock art is threatened by a lack of conservation - The Conversation AU

Australian rock art is threatened by a lack of conservation - The Conversation AU | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Australian rock art is under threat from both natural and cultural forces impacting on sites.

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Remains of Alexander the Great's Father Confirmed Found : DNews

Remains of Alexander the Great's Father Confirmed Found : DNews | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
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Major forensic investigation reveals secrets about Ned Kelly 

Major forensic investigation reveals secrets about Ned Kelly  | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Truths behind the mysterious burial of Australia's notorious criminal Ned Kelly have been revealed in editor's Craig Cormick's book, Ned Kelly: Under the Microscope.
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Scientists Use Lasers To Discover Ancient Lost City | IFLScience

Scientists Use Lasers To Discover Ancient Lost City | IFLScience | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Vegetation is probably the world’s best secret keeper. It’s kept some of the world’s most famous archeological sites hidden from our eyes for centuries. Even now, some of the most amazing sites that have been the focus of much archeological attention, such as Guatemala’s Tikal and Mexico’s Cobá, are still 90% covered in thick jungle. Who knows what other treasures we might find in the coming years?
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Eco Hvar - Diocletian's Palace, A New look

Eco Hvar - Diocletian's Palace, A New look | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The history of Diocletian's Palace in Split, Croatia, is being revised in the light of new archaeological findings.
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Caesar Undressing: Ancient Romans Wore Leather Panties And Loincloths

Caesar Undressing: Ancient Romans Wore Leather Panties And Loincloths | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
What was under the Roman toga? Find out what men, women, and even babies wore in ancient times and view the gallery of Roman underwear.
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Like being there: Walking through an ancient Roman town

Like being there: Walking through an ancient Roman town | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The emerging miracle of non-invasive archaeology reveals an ancient Roman town in unprecedented detail. This video shows the remarkable result.
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The best digital reconstruction I've seen.

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Archaeology Guest Blog: Dishing the Dirt On Our Newest Kid-Friendly Dig Site!

Archaeology Guest Blog: Dishing the Dirt On Our Newest Kid-Friendly Dig Site! | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
DIG!: Kids, Dirt & Discovery is a new hands-on archaeological site that invites young guests to try digging for themselves to see how we use the evidence—from
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Beautifully written blog by my friend Meredith Poole, archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg about the new public archaeology program she designed for kids. Wish I could be there digging with you!

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Laid to rest with chariot and solid gold torc

Laid to rest with chariot and solid gold torc | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Excavated recently by a team of archaeologists, the aristocratic tomb of Lavau (northeast France) dates to the beginning of the 5th century BCE.…
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Australian Curriculum: History - ANZAC Commemoration across the curriculum

The Australian Curriculum: History allows students around the country to learn about the impact of war on Australia. Let us know what you think of this video...

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Worth a look. This short YouTube produced by ACARA is a synopsis of where and why the study of ANZAC appears in AC History across the year levels. The emphasis is on Historical Thinking based on evidence, source analysis and interpretation.

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Under-Representation in Contemporary Archaeology

Under-Representation in Contemporary Archaeology | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Hamilton, S 2014. Under-Representation in Contemporary Archaeology. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology 24(1):24, DOI: Under-Representation in Contemporary Archaeology Sue Hamilton1 UCL Instit...

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Bone Study Suggests Gladiators Drank Ash Tonic - Archaeology Magazine

Bone Study Suggests Gladiators Drank Ash Tonic - Archaeology Magazine | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Autopsy reveals King Tutankhamun did not die in a chariot accident after all

Autopsy reveals King Tutankhamun did not die in a chariot accident after all | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A ‘virtual autopsy’ of King Tutankhamun has revealed that he is unlikely to have died in a chariot crash, as has previously been suggested, because he suffered from serious genetic physical impairments.
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Extinct giant kangaroos didn't hop, they walked - 15 October 2014 - New Scientist

Extinct giant kangaroos didn't hop, they walked - 15 October 2014 - New Scientist | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
They had faces like rabbits and some were 2 metres tall, but the oddest thing about extinct relatives of modern kangaroos is that they walked just like us
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Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome

Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Tiny skeleton from Indonesia's Flores island is unique ancient species, insist researchers
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Stone tools discovery prompt re-think of African theory

Stone tools discovery prompt re-think of African theory | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A new discovery of thousands of Stone Age tools has provided a major insight into human innovation 325,000 years ago and how early technological developments spread across the world
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