Ruins at Salamis
Salamis, Cyprus © James Harvie
Here's some interesting resources, recommended by archaeologists themselves, for you to explore & find out more!
Hidden Depths: www.hiddendepths.org
A research project by The University of York, which explores pro-social emotions in human evolution, and has fantastic resources to start the discussion with youths.
Archaeo Kids: www.archaeokids.com/
Archaeo Kids contains games, activities and a graphic novella, introducing kids to the Roman world. It is run by the Apolline Project, with The University of Edinburgh.
Forestry and Land Scotland: www.forestryandland.gov.scot/learn/heritage
Forestry and Land Scotland care for lots of Scottish Archaeological and Heritage sites, and have great resources for outdoor learning.
TES is filled with resources for teachers to use in lesson plans, including a section full of archaeology lessons.
Grave Goods: Objects & death in later prehistoric Britain: www.archaeologydataservice.ac.uk
Resource pack & handouts for teaching prehistory for primary school, specifically looking at death & burial.
Mr T Does Primary History: www.mrtdoeshistory.com
As a primary school teacher, Mr T shares lesson plans, CPD, training sessions and more, which are suited specifically for primary school classrooms.
Council For British archaeology: www.blog.archaeologyuk.org
The council for British Archaeology have a resources pack which is suitable for all ages.
Kids in Museums: www.kidsinmuseums.org.uk
As well as working with museums to make them kid and family friendly, Kids in Museums also have a great resources tab on their website.
Creswell Crags: www.creswellcrags.org.uk
Creswell Crags is an important Palaeolithic site both to visit and understand. Their webpage has great resources for understanding the Palaeolithic.
Interactive Roman London:www.Heritagedaily.com
Heritage Daily have fantastic resources, including this interactive map of Roman London.
virtual dive trails:www.historicengland.org.uk
Historic England have created virtual dive tours of protected wreck sites for you to explore and learn more about maritime and underwater archaeology.
adventures in archaeological science colouring book:www.christinawarinner.com
This colouring book has been compiled by scientists at the Max Planck Institute and is great for a more relaxing way to engage with archaeology. The webpage has a free downloadable or a link to purchase a hard copy from amazon.
RCahmw - discover the welsh past:www.rcahmw.gov.uk
To find out about Welsh history, visit Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, which has lots of resources from journals, records, monument information and maps, to explore!
Virtual Tours of Museums
Many museums, across the world, have their collections online that you can explore for free, right from your home or classroom. Here’s a list of places to visit!
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