Article: Lasers reveal Maya war ruins

“ARCHAEOLOGISTS GUIDED BY laser images of a remote region of northern Guatemala have discovered 20-foot-high walls, watchtowers, and other evidence that ancient Maya societies waged large-scale warfare over many years. The finds have upended long-established impressions of a civilization that tamed the jungle and built thriving cities, then declined and disappeared beneath the dense tropical forest.”

Think about the two kinds questions that are a part of November 2020 TOK essay Prescribed Title #5. One kind of question is based on existing knowledge. The other kind of question is not. Have a look at the RLE carefully and examine what kinds of questions the archaeologists came up in the research process. Then see which of the two categories the archaeologists questions fit in to.