These activities allow you to explore archaeological concepts and relate them to science, technology, engineering and maths. The activities have been designed specfically to work with science and archaeology clubs based in museums or schools. But the activities link to many museum collections and can be used in conjunction with a museum visit or as a stand-alone activity.
Key Stage 2 Science
Key Stage 2 History
Key Stage 2 Design and Technology
Themes: Scientific Enquiry, Forces, Energy, Measurement, Human Body, The Environment, Materials and their Properities, Romans, Greeks, Archaeology
- To understand the the scientific principles used in various archaeological techniques and discoveries.
- To explore scientific properties and facts about everyday materials.
To develop techniques related to scientific enquiry and problem solving skills.
To apply mathematical process to assist with the solving of problems.
To develop and use the design process in a practical context.
To use scientific knowlege to explain the unexpected.