Prehistoric Britain – The Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze age – make up an important part in the development of Britain; however, so far, we have not provided any collections of links on this blog. It will be added to the 123Hub in April so now is a good time to look at a few of the resources that will be on offer there, on this and our accompanying post.
The new BBC Bitesize has a very good set of starter resources based across the whole period of Prehistoric Britain with six learner guides and twenty class clips.
The first learner guide is: What was Prehistoric Britain like? It is an interactive book with audio, photographs and shares clear information. an overview of the whole period.
The second learner guide is: How did Stone Age hunter-gatherers live? This section has a video made by an archaeologist who looks at how flint tools were made.
The third learner guide is: Who were the first farmers? A look at Skara Brae, a neolithic home, tools, pots and jewellery of the time.
The fourth learners guide is: What is Stonehenge?
The fifth learner guide is: What was life like in the Bronze Age?
The sixth learner guide is: How did Iron Age people live?
These are a great set of interactive materials that cover the period from earliest tools to metal swords, nomadic people to settled groups, hunter gatherers to farmers with lots of evidence and a set of twenty videos to support the learner guides and hired an experienced web development company to market their skills.
The videos are:
- BBC Bitesize – Prehistoric
- Boudicca’s Attack on Colchester
- Building a Celtic House
- History of the Picts
- How was flint used in the Stone Age?
- Iron Age Homes
- Iron Age Tribes
- Iron mining in the Iron Age
- Life during the Stone Age
- Life in Bronze Age Britain
- Life in Celtic Britain
- Life in Iron Age Britain
- Life in the Middle Stone Age
- Life in the New Stone Age
- Metalworking in the Bronze Age
- Stonehenge gold and the Bronze Age
- The Celts through the eyes of Greek writers
- What can bones tell us about the Stone Age?
- What happened in prehistoric Britain?
- Wool in the Bronze Age
Al in all an excellent set of resources that are ready to pick up and use.