Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Australian History : Exploration
Click the photo to read about this painting
What do you think is the right answer?
A. Captain James Cook discovered Australia in 1770
B. Aboriginal people discovered Australia, and have lived in Australia for more than 40 000 years
C. The first people to discover Australia arrived in the 1600s. They were Dutch explorers from the Netherlands.
Click here for the answers
Time in English
Can you say these ...?
the 19th century
40 000 years ago
the Middle Ages
the 21st Century
Click here for a map of South East Asia and Australasia.
Can you mark the countries on the map?
Can you draw the route Aboriginal people might have taken to get to Australia more than 40 000 years ago?