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How did people survive in prehistoric London? Discover how new technologies changed everyday life in this hands-on journey through prehistory.
Bring the museum to your classroom with this prehistory session. Great for developing chronological understanding and team work skills!
Handle axe heads, antler hammers and animal skins and find out how people used them to survive in prehistoric London (before it was London!).
You'll also play our fast-paced prehistory survival team game, showing how new technologies changed the way people lived from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
30, at least 2 classes per school
Please complete the online expression of interest form stating your preferred dates. You will then be contacted to confirm details. We can run up to 4 sessions per day at a time to suit your school.
Before completing the form, please check that you can meet the following requirements:
Cancellation fees are:
Uncover exciting facts and artefacts in our Prehistory Explorer (interactive website)
Interact with real 3D prehistoric objects (interactive website)
Watch our brilliant short films on Stone Age flint knapping (YouTube, 3.38 minutes) or learn about Bronze Age smelting (YouTube, 4.13 minutes)
Take our hunter-gatherer quiz (PPT 5.5mb)
Explore a prehistory class timeline (Word 1.6mb)
Get to grips with prehistory with this at-a-glance summary sheet (Word 651kb), glossary sheet (Word 90kb), and suggested prehistory cross-curricular links (Word 896kb)
Read our prehistory pottery pack (PDF 1.7mb)
Read the pocket history about the River Thames in prehistory (PDF 245kb)
Take our roundhouse challenge quiz (PPT 2.1mb)
Run some Stone Age storytelling (Word 4mb)
Watch a magical shadow puppet show about children's lives from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. And handle prehistoric artefacts!
Delve into the mysteries of prehistory with an exploration of this astonishing find. Will we uncover its secrets?
Could you survive and thrive in the Stone Age? Using our archaeological artefacts, find out how farming and metal changed our lives.