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History: Year 7 History

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Ancient Civilisations

The oldest skeleton ever found in Australia, Mungo Man, has been returned to his home 40,000 years after his death. He spent the past 40 of those years being studied by scientists. But while he's now been returned to the area he once lived in there are still arguments over what should happen next.

Duration: 3:36

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt7LrZsU4Fo  Accessed: 12.02.2021

Duration: 2:07 min

Produced: 2017 ABC News

New DNA evidence confirms Aboriginal populations in Australia settled on their land 50,000 years ago, soon after arriving on the continent

Ancient Egyptians believed that in order to become immortal after death, a spirit must first pass through the underworld, Learn how the "Book of the Dead" aided that journey.

Duration:4:31

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yv_MXNYbAo Accessed: 16.02.2021

Duration: 49:57

Duration: 28:32

Duration: 47:22

Helpful Websites

Great books in the NCC

                                          Cover Art      Your travel guide to ancient Egypt    Women in ancient Egypt    The British Museum illustrated encyclopaedia of ancient Egypt                                                                        

Documents that you may need

History Skills - Video: What is a timeline?

An easy to following introduction to timelines. Learn about timelines and how to create a timeline following 5 simple steps.

Duration: 3:26

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o50HA6QTxj0 Accessed: 16.02.2021

History Skills - Centuries

History Skills - Primary and secondary sources

History Skills - Video: What is archaeology?

Production Year: 2017

Duration: 2.38

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