Issue 23: Prehistoric Times
Issue 23: Prehistoric Times
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In this issue we step back into pre-history to check out the animals who roamed the earth waaaay before we did and find out how the poo they left behind help us to know all about their lives! Plus we look at the fossilised human footprints that give us a clue about Australia's own prehistory!
ARTICLES INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Prehistoric Times Timeline
From Earth's birthday over 4.5 billion years ago to the prehistoric fossils still being uncovered by archaeologists today, we take a peek at prehistory faster than you can say "did somebody say dino?!"
Ice Age Mammals
By Penny Garnsworthy
We all know Manny, Sid and Diego, but how much do you know about the real Ice Age mammals that they are based on?
By Alex Kopp
Long ones, small ones, ones as big as your head! Hold your breath as you dive deep into dino poo and all the incredible facts it reveals about the past!
Willandra Footprints: Walking through Australia's Prehistory
By Marika Simon
Imagine you go to the beach and the footprints you make in the sand stay there for 20,000 years! In the Willandra Lakes region of New South Wales - it happened!
19 Monstrous, Chompy, Scaly Dino Facts
By Lucy Singer
Dinos with feathers, small brains and farting problems. It's all covered here!
The First Flight
By William Battis
On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful controlled, powered and sustained human flight. Billie Martin, a fictional teenager, recalls the events leading to that history-making day...
The Rum Rebellion
By Aidan Johnson
You be the judge. Who was right and who was wrong in Australia's first and only military coup?
By Cassidy Jackson, 13 (Junior Historian)
Cassidy hurtles down Niagara Falls in her winning submission to the HistoriCool Junior Historian Program.
HistoriCool Artifact: Perforation Paddle
Whatever you do... don't open the mail...
HistoriCool Person: Florence Nightingale: The Lady with the Lamp
Florence Nightingale was a shining light for the sick and wounded soldiers of the Crimean War.
The Gory Story: For the Love of Cheeses
You'll never look at a wheel of brie the same way again...
History in the Headlines: A Royal English Rose Opens to Public
King Henry VIII's unsinkable 16th century ship (which, uh... sank) was resurfaced in 1982 and 34 years later is on public view for the first time.
My History: with Steven 'Bajo' O'Donnell
Good Game's 'Bajo' tore himself away from his video game to chat to us about games, books and the Beatles!
HistoriCook: No-Bake Dino Poo
With just four ingredients and half an hour you'll be eating lumpy dino poo before you know it...