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Medieval knight discovered
3 Gigantic dinosaur park to open
3 Elephants poached
5/4/13 10:39 AM
A knight’s armour
In the 12th century, knights wore
chain mail armour. It was made
up of fine chain that was
woven together to look like
cloth. The material was flexible
but heavy. It did not provide
much protection from rocks,
clubs or lances.
Toward the end of the 13th
century and 14th century, knights
covered themselves with
protective metal plates. By the
15th century, the chain mail
became an undergarment.
More than 20 kilograms
sharp points that were used in
rivets: metal pins used to fasten
the past as weapons when riding flat pieces of metal or other
thick materials such as leather.
Joke of the day
Why did the knight
run around shouting
for a tin opener?
Put in the ground and
covered with soil. (Clue:
They found his skeleton _____
under a parking lot.)
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artefacts: objects made by
people long ago.
lances: long, thin poles with
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Sabaton (Foot plate)
Armour plates were attached to
each other by rivets and
leather laces. They fit together
perfectly. A suit of armour can
weigh more than 20 kilograms.
He had a bee in his
suit of armour!
Australia is preparing to open the largest dinosaur park in
the world. The plans include than 150 robotic dinosaurs.
Forty models have already arrived on site. They include
Bones the Omeisaurus and Jeff the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
The robots move and sound exactly like real dinosaurs.
Gigantic dinosaur park to open
A medieval knight
workers in Scotland, UK.
They found his skeleton
buried under a parking
lot. A carved sandstone
slab and other bodies
were among the artefacts
discovered. The findings
give clues as to what life
was like back in medieval
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Suit of armour
Hunters in Chad killed 86 elephants for their tusks in less
than a week. Ivory trading is illegal between countries.
But many people still do it for money. More than
2,500 elephants died because of poaching in 2012.
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The adventures of Toby and Rufus
Spot the 5 differences
Join the dots to see what is on
top of Rufus’ head
Answers: flag, snail, sleeping bag, flower on right, top of tower
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Answer: A helmet
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