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Aboriginal Sydney 2nd Edition

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Secret desert camp used by Lawrence of Arabia discovered intact

Secret desert camp used by Lawrence of Arabia discovered intact | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
An academic stumbled upon a vague sketch map of the camp in Jordan by an RAF pilot from 1918, and found broken gin bottles, spent cartridges and ashes undisturbed.
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Pompeii Research Seminar Series: Dr. Rick Jones

Pompeii Research Seminar Series: Dr. Rick Jones | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Dr. Rick Jones (Leeds), gave the second lecture in the research seminar series Pompeii: The Present and Future of Vesuvian Research with a paper entitled 'Future Oriented Archaeology in Pompeii.' D...
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Bodies of 19th century convicts found by emergency archaeology team near Portsmouth | Culture24

Bodies of 19th century convicts found by emergency archaeology team near Portsmouth | Culture24 | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Working on Rat Island, a team of soldiers and archaeologists have discovered four bodies on a Ministry of Defence patch near HMS Victory and Portsmouth Harbour.
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In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: More on Burials in Greece linked to Macedonian kings

The Archaeology News Network: More on Burials in Greece linked to Macedonian kings | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
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Why our kids should learn Aboriginal history

Why our kids should learn Aboriginal history | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The national history curriculum implemented across Australia from 2011 provides the opportunity for educators to comprehensively tackle for the first time 50,000 years of Australia’s history. The future…
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Dublin's Viking burials | Irish Archaeology

Dublin's Viking burials | Irish Archaeology | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The Viking warrior burials of Dublin. Substantial numbers of early Viking burials has be uncovered in Dublin city, this article details the latest evidence.
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What was early Sydney like?

What was early Sydney like? | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Conrad Martens, whose watercolours are a valuable record of colonial Sydney, is reputed to be its first successful artist. (Video excerpt 2.32 minutesalso has educational notes. This clip chosen to be PG)

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What did Sydney look like in the 1800s? Use this short clip of paintings by Conrad Martens to show significant buildings and land forms of the early colony. Teaching notes accompany the clip.

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Use primary sources, such as paintings that were done at the time, to show what places were like in the past. In this 2 minute clip, the paintings by the artist Conrad Martens, provide a historical record of the early Sydney colony from 1835-1870.

Catherine Smyth's curator insight, March 9, 8:42 PM

 Paintings are a valuable source of information about a place in the past and can be used to develop historical understanding of concepts such as change and continuity or significance. Use this short clip of Conrad Martens' paintings to show what Sydney was like in the 1830s-1870s.

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Greek Gods Video - Ancient Greece - HISTORY.com

Greek Gods Video - Ancient Greece - HISTORY.com | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Get a crash course on the heavenly residents of Mount Olympus.

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Early Pacific Islanders Enjoyed Wild Foods - Archaeology Magazine

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Digging up the secrets of the first white settlements in Sydney - ABC Sydney - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Digging up the secrets of the first white settlements in Sydney - ABC Sydney - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A 1920s building has been demolished in the heart of Sydney, and excavation has started to reveal the secrets of early Australian settlers.
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Fearless fencer Joan Beck had force in the archaeological field - Sydney Morning Herald

Fearless fencer Joan Beck had force in the archaeological field - Sydney Morning Herald | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
“Sydney Morning Herald Fearless fencer Joan Beck had force in the archaeological field Sydney Morning Herald She then studied at the renowned Bjelke-Petersen School of Physical Culture and became an associate teacher there in 1937.”
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Sutton Hoo: A new home for Britain's Tutankhamun - Telegraph

Sutton Hoo: A new home for Britain's Tutankhamun - Telegraph | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
John Preston revels in the British Museum’s new display of its Sutton Hoo treasures, which were buried underground for over a millennium and found in Suffolk by his aunt
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Pompeii Research Seminar: Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

Pompeii Research Seminar: Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Professor of Roman Studies at the University of Cambridge, gave the fourth lecture in the research seminar series Pompeii: The Present and Future of Vesuvian Resea...
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Ancient Egyptian kitten skeletons hint at cat domestication

Ancient Egyptian kitten skeletons hint at cat domestication | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Cat skeletons, found in an ancient cemetery, hint at domestication 2,000 years earlier than originally believed
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Thieves steal part of fresco in Pompeii

Thieves steal part of fresco in Pompeii | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Thieves have stolen part of an ancient fresco from Pompeii, breaking in to a closed area of the UNESCO World Heritage landmark and chipping off a portrait of a Greek deity.
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Archaeologists make smelly discovery in Odense

Archaeologists make smelly discovery  in Odense | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
The barrels offer a unique insight into the dietary habits of people living hundreds of years ago
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What these historical kings and marauders can teach our leaders about climate change

What these historical kings and marauders can teach our leaders about climate change | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Never fight a land war in Asia -- unless the climate is on your side.
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | Share Henry and Susan's Video

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.
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German archaeologist suggests British Museum's Warren Cup could be forgery

German archaeologist suggests British Museum's Warren Cup could be forgery | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Roman silver drinking vessel which cost the museum £1.8m could be 20th century creation, professor claims during debate
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North West Rail Link workers discover remains of 180-year-old White Hart Inn at Kellyville

North West Rail Link workers discover remains of 180-year-old White Hart Inn at Kellyville | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
FOR more than a century, it was the pub with a name but no fixed address. Until now.
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This is about 1 km from where I live!

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Practice WW1 battlefield discovered

Practice WW1 battlefield discovered | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
A replica World War One battlefield where soldiers trained in trench warfare before being sent to the front is discovered in Hampshire.
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Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered

Ancient Egyptian Soldier's Letter Home Deciphered | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
In the 1,800-year-old letter, written mainly in Greek, the soldier serving in a Roman legion in Europe tells his family he is desperate to hear from them and that he is going to request leave to make the long journey home to see them.
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Tony Robinson: Gove's ideas 'patently absurd' - Telegraph

Tony Robinson: Gove's ideas 'patently absurd' - Telegraph | Teaching history and archaeology to kids | Scoop.it
Tony Robinson, winner of a Blue Peter Book Award, has criticised Michael Gove's suggestions for the history curriculum
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