Oceania Theory: Overview


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Which migration theory is the one that is most accepted?

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1. Which site boasts the strongest evidence supporting the Oceania theory?

2. What does the Oceania theory hypothesize?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many theories about how humans first arrived in North America, with evidence supporting each. This quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of the Oceania theory and what evidence supports it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments quiz you on the following topics:

  • Most acceptable migration theory
  • Oceania theory and its plausibility
  • Site that contains evidence supporting the Oceania theory
  • Why evidence supporting human migration is lost

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast migration theories
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Oceania theory in a different light
  • Making connections - tie your knowledge of the Oceania theory to the site that supports it

Additional Learning

To access more information about this theory, check out the lesson named Oceania Theory: Overview. This lesson details the following objectives:

  • Oceania theory and the Pacific Crossing theory
  • Geneticists and archeological evidence involved in the migration theories
  • Who developed into the Clovis people