Interactive exploring the monuments in the Boyne Valley - Knowth, Dowth, Newgrange, satellite mounds and ringforts. Each hot spot contains some basic description and the link brings you to more detailed information.
Explains some of the tools, weaponry, and other artifacts that were used by Stone Age people. Covers such tools as blade cores, burins, awls as well as various types of spears and harpoons. There is an interactive version and a printable version.
One of four episodes created by Beakus for BBC History to help get kids in to ancient history. This episode sees Eric, a 10-year old time-travelling boy, whizz off to the Stone Age. Duration 2.20 mins.
Experience the skills of hunting long ago through this comprehensive resource that let's pupils experience first-hand the skills of a Stone Age hunter. Includes activity sheets for different class levels plus detailed Teacher Guidelines. This resource is one of 10 modules that have been designed to use archaeology as a theme in teaching the SESE curriculum in an integrated manner. The main subject area covered is history with strong links to geography and science within the SESE framework. The pack is also designed to integrate across the entire curriculum. The module emphasises pupil-centred learning, in which pupils actively engage in activities that enable them to become educated observers. This complements the curriculum’s objective to teach pupils the skills of ‘working as an historian’.
Registering for a Scoilnet Account – your first step to contributing and sharing
What you need...
To register for a Scoilnet Account you will need to have a Teaching Council number and a roll number for your school in Ireland.
If you already have a Scoilnet Account then you can sign in here.
A Scoilnet account will allow you to upload your resources or weblinks to Scoilnet as well as enabling you to share and add resources to a favourites listing. Users who have a Scoilnet Account will also be able to fully access
Scoilnet Maps and
Census@School from home.