To help your pupils understand the basic skills, we can offer you a 90 minute hands-on workshop, a half day or even a full day on one of the following periods:
Other topics that we offer are as follows:
Forensic Science: Who were you? - A skeleton has been found at the school. Pupils look at a variety of evidence to identify a person of the past from age, gender, possible trade and cause of death.
Rot or Not - looks at what Archaeology may remain and the types of materials that would have been found had they not rotted away.
Marine Archaeology - a look at underwater archaeology
Lost Luggage - how we can learn about the life of a person from the belongings they have left.
Facial Reconstruction - Have a go at reconstructing facial features.
Rubbish - what we can learn from historical rubbish
Toilet Humour - examining the toilet waste of our ancestors
Clothing line - how fashion has changed through the ages
Maps - discover how an area can change from looking at maps
Murder Mystery - look at the evidence given and not only find out the identity of the victim but also work out the clues to find out who committed the crime.
Grave Yard Interpretation - how graves can give lots of useful information as well as piece together family trees.
War Memorials - How we can learn more about the names listed, and how they affected life within a community.
Mystery Artefact Analysis - Can you work out what the mystery objects are, what they were made from and what they were used for?
The Victorian Archaeologist - Who were they and what did they achieve?
Archaeology on your doorstep - Local history Study
Death, Dying and Burials - how burials change through the ages
Order! Order! - Rich or poor, male or female, old or young…..Can you match the items into the order they belong in?