Get your hands dirty and dig out your spade and trowel, it's time to go on a virtual dig. There's images and videos of archaeologists doing their thing! Plenty too on a Roman archaeological dig.
Super sheets for teacher notes, which will tell you about..... 1. Getting started in archaeology 2. Advice for users of metal detectors in England and Wales 3. Training in archaeological science 4. Archaeology in higher education 5. A job in archaeology 6. Part-time university adult education courses in archaeology 7. Archaeology qualifications at 14+ 8. Everything you always wanted to know about archaeological excavations but were afraid to ask 9. The CBA and buildings in England 10. Archaeology by distance learning From the CBA.
This site provides an artists impression of London as it may have been in Roman times and also provides information on archaeological digs. The downloadable video makes for a great resource for you to talk about with the children. This site contains information on Roman people, town life, settlement and invasion, army and warfare, religion, crafts and trade.
A great site for upper Ks2. This takes children on a virtual archaeological dig in Canada. There is some reading required before you can actually dig - but unless you learn - you won't be able to make the most of this great resource from Canada.
This is ViewFinder, a major online image resource for England's history from English Heritage. The site state;s "The Picture Gallery contains illustrations of the industrial age, social history, architecture and archaeology, dating from the 1840s to the present day. The Stories set the photographs in a wider context".
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