Roman technology session
This popular hands-on session gives participants an exciting opportunity to investigate different types of Roman technology, and experience first hand the jobs of Roman workers and slaves.
During the session students learn how to grind grain using a rotary quern, hammer a Roman coin (to take home as a souvenir) and build and fire mini catapults.
They can also explore the museum to investigate and record outstanding examples of Roman design and technology, from under floor heating and mosaics to glassware, pottery, metalwork and jewellery manufacture.
The visit can be used as inspiration for design and technology projects back in the classroom, with the museum as Client, with the potential for finished products being used in the museum as part of its on-going events programme.
Curriculum links: Key Stage 3 - 4 history, design & technology. With potential for follow-up work back in the classroom.
Cost: £3 per child in addition to museum entry price.
Time:40 minutes interpreter-led session
To find out more, please telephone 01227 862162.