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Glendalough- Artefacts, Archaeology & Early Christianity

Added: 06 Sep 2021 Contributor: National Museum of Ireland Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video

Join Museum staff, archaeologists and scientists, in exhibitions, laboratories, and at archaeological sites and monuments, to discover what archaeologists and museums do, and the archaeology and objects of Early Christian Ireland. This set of resources consists of videos, comic strips and activities for Post-Primary students to use when learning about archaeology and Early Christian Ireland. For information about links to the Junior Cert Curriculum see the Teachers Notes.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 1. The Nature of History

Strand unit: 4. Historical Concepts (source,evidence..etc)

Suggestions for use: The videos can be viewed in the classroom, and after viewing them the students can be asked to complete the activities. The first video explores the role of the archaeologists, museums and types of evidence. The second video traces the cultural developments in Ireland in the early Christian, and Medieval periods. For more information about links to the Strand Units please see the Teacher's Notes.

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  • Asset type: Video
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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