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How did Iron Age people live?

Find out how people of the Iron Age learned how to use iron and how this discovery had a dramatic impact on everyday life.

Teachers, Pupils
9-11 year olds
Pyramids - The Inside Story

Follow an excavation and discover how archaeological finds from the pyramids help us to understand life in ancient Egypt. Find out who built the pyramids and how old they are.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
Boudica The Queen is Revolting

Super information about Queen Boudica including a timeline, her story, who she was and the world in which she lived.

Pupils
7-16 year olds
Building the Pyramids

A series of five video clips telling the story of a slave worker who travels up the Nile on a boat to Giza, where he joins the army of workers tasked with building a new pyramid.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
The Great Pyramid

Explore inside the pyramid of Khufu in Egypt. Excellent photographs illustrate this virtual tour.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
A Walk Through Time - The Evolution of Time Measurement

This presentation traces the history of time keeping from the earliest clocks to present day. It explains ancient calendars and time zones.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Romans

Why did the Romans invade Britain and what did the Romans do for us? These are two of the questions that are considered here. It also looks at life for women in Roman Britain and there is an audio drama of the Boudiccan Rebellion.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
Roman Bath

Find out how the Romans enjoyed their baths. You can read how a replica Roman bath was built using original materials as far as possible. See if you can construct a working aqueduct online and the site also features Roman recipes.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
The Roman Baths - Children's Pages

Discover the history of the Roman Baths and what life was like thousands of years ago. Play games, read stories and explore the world of Aquae Sulis! Virtual visits for school are available during lockdown.

Teachers, Pupils
11-14 year olds
Life in an Iron Age Village

Just what was every day life in the Iron Age? This site from the BBC pieces together the evidence to give us a good picture of the agriculture, religion and lifestyle of the people of the time.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
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