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Listed under:  Science  >  Earth and space  >  Atmosphere  >  Climate  >  Climate change  >  Ice ages
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Zygomaturus fossil skeleton

This is a colour photograph of a 'Zygomaturus tasmanicus' fossil skeleton. The skeleton is a museum specimen and has been braced with metal rods. It is displayed in a standing posture.

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Diprotodon fossil skull

This is a colour photograph of a fossil skull of 'Diprotodon optatum'. It is a museum specimen and has been mounted on a frame.

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Introduction to climate culture

This is an information page that introduces the place of climate and weather in Aboriginal cultures and outlines the effect of the last ice age, from about 20,000 to 14,000 years ago, on Aboriginal populations. It points out that climate and weather form part of a world view of Aboriginal peoples in which all things are ...

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800,000 years of change

This is an 'animated guide' with voice-over about the changes that have occurred to the environment over the past 800,000 years. The guide has three sections: 800,000 years of change; the last 1,500 years; and 1850 to the present day. It features still images, graphs, text and audio commentary and explains the rising Earth’s ...

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Selling Climate Change

This learning sequence explores the topic of climate change and the Asia region. Students analyse how information about climate change is conveyed using various persuasive approaches.

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Migrations and technological creativity

This 6 minute video discusses the migrations that occurred in the ancient world. It follows migration from Africa about 90,000 years ago, across all continents until the last migrations into the Americas about 15,000 years ago. The video explores the emergence of technologies and their impact on the environment including ...