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Adventures in the Stone Age

Location – MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

What kind of world did we live in 40,000 years ago? How did we survive towards the end of an ice age, with technologies based upon stone, wood, antlers, bones and fire – and upon human ingenuity?! This interactive and hands-on session examines the time frame of the Palaeolithic era and considers climate, geography and lifestyles – before history began!

Relevant to the National curriculum Key stage 2: History

“Pupils should be taught about: changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age”…pupils should continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history…they should construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information. They should understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources”.