Timor-Leste cave art could be a link to Australia’s first people

Weathered stencils of handprints made 65,000 years ago suggests some of the first people to Australia could have taken a difficult route.

Use this article to show students that scientists gather evidence to refine scientific understanding of events from history. Suitable for students in years 4 and 8 studying Earth and Space Sciences.

 

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Timor-Leste cave art could be a link to Australia’s first people – Australia’s Science Channel

Timor-Leste cave art could be a link to Australia’s first people – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 4, 8

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Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface