Investigate the development of human technology from the Palaeolithic era (Old Stone Age), through the Bronze Age to the Iron Age.
Handle 500,000 year old stone hand axes and flint tools to unlock the secrets about how they were made and what they were used for.
The children will:
- Handle artefacts including stone hand axes and flint tools up to 500,000 years old.
- Investigate how tools were made and what they were used for
- Consider what evidence they provide of how people lived in the past
Suitable for: Year 3-6
Duration: 1 hour
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session
We have sessions available at 10.15am – 11.15am, 11.15am – 12.15pm and 12.15pm – 1.15pm. Further sessions may be available in the afternoon, so please ask.
Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Free use of our lunch room is included in the cost of your session.
“It was really valuable for the children to look at, touch and explore the real artefacts from the Stone Age – something we don’t get the chance to do in school. We have learnt lots!”
Year 3 teacher
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