Iceman’s Gut Holds Clues to Human Migration

SCIENCE Otzi the Iceman, a frozen mummy from the Italian Alps, may have died with a wicked stomach ache—which helps date migration waves from Africa and Asia. (Nat Geo News) Use our resources to learn more about Otzi. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including a link to today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Take a look at the photograph … Continue reading Iceman’s Gut Holds Clues to Human Migration

New View of King Tut

SCIENCE King Tut’s parents were brother-and-sister, he had a clubfoot, he suffered from genetic abnormalities, and he died when he was 19. Still, it was a pretty good life, and a truly spectacular afterlife. (The Independent) Learn how the world first found out about King Tut. Teachers: Scroll all the way down for a short list of key resources in our “Teachers’ Toolkit.” Three views … Continue reading New View of King Tut