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Information about the site and the archaeology - Show/Hide

•  General Information about Tre'r Ceiri – Sources of Information

•  Tre'r Ceiri Site Plan – Shows the location of the huts and the springs

•  What did Dave the Archaeoleogist need to take up Tre'r Ceiri? – pictures

•  What did Dave the Archaeoleogist need to take up Tre'r Ceiri? – pupils worksheet

•  What did Dave the Archaeoleogist need to take up Tre'r Ceiri? – information for teachers

•  Tre'r Ceiri Ten year conservation project – annotated pictures

•  Finds Glossary

•  Tre'r Ceiri finds: Billhook - Billhook information sheet

•  What were Pot boilers used for? – Pot Boiler information sheet

•  A ‘Prezi' presentation that shows the area of the site where finds were discovered during the early 20th Century excavations. This is an online presentation that can be viewed by following this link. http://prezi.com/kyvae48jvofm/trer-ceiri-bryngaer/

 

Fieldwork - Show/Hide

•  What do we need to take up Tre'r Ceiri hillfort? – pupil sheet

•  What do we need to take up Tre'r Ceiri hillfort? – pictures

•  Keeping Safe at Tre'r ceiri – pictures

•  Preparing for a visit to Tre'r Ceiri – photos of the route and what you will see

•  Can you find these huts? – pupils' field activity sheet

•  Recording sheet for counting huts and entrances? - pupils' field activity sheet

•  Archaeology Recording Sheet - pupils' field activity sheet for recording a hut (you will need to take a tape measure with you)

•  Taking Pictures - pupils' field activity sheet (pupils will need to use a camera)

 

 

ESDGC Themed Activities

 

Identity and Culture - Show/Hide

•  Activity 1 Welsh Identity

•  Activity 2 Is there a link in identity between the Celts and the people of Wales today

•  Information about the Celts – information to read for Activity 2

•  Activity 3 What kind of culture did the people of Tre'r Ceiri have?

 

Consumption and Waste - Show/Hide

•  Activity 1 What did the people of Tre'r Ceiri eat?

•  Answer sheet for Activity 1

•  Artist's impression of Tre'r Ceiri - for use with Activity 2

•  Activity 2 Where did the Tre'r Ceiri people's food come from?

•  Activity 3 What waste or pollution would the Tre'r Ceiri people have produced by eating?

•  Activity 4 What did they wear?

•  Suggested answers for Activity 4

•  Activity 5 Why aren't there many clues left about their clothes?

•  Support for teachers for Activity 5

•  Activity 6 What did they use to build their houses?

•  Support for teachers for Activity 6

 

Health - Show/Hide

•  Activity 1 What makes us healthy

•  Suggested answers – Activity 1 What makes us healthy

•  Activity 2 How healthy were the people of Tre'r Ceiri?

•  Model answers for Activity 2 – How healthy were the people of Tre'r Ceiri?

•  Activity 3 What is it possible to learn about the health of past people?

•  Answers Activity 3 - What is it possible to learn about the health of past people?

•  Using bones as archaeological evidence – links to useful information

 

Wealth and Poverty - Show/Hide

•  Activity 1 How wealthy were the people of Tre'r Ceiri: Thinking about wealth

•  Activity 2 How wealthy were the people of Tre'r Ceiri: Thinking about money

•  Activity 3 How wealthy were the people of Tre'r Ceiri: Thinking about status

•  Model Answers for Activity 3

•  Activity 4 How wealthy were the people of Tre'r Ceiri: Standard of Living

 

Choices and Decisions - Show/Hide

•  Activity 1 (Foundation) How should we look after Tre'r Ceiri (thinking about the reasons for the Conservation work)

•  Sources of Evidence for Activity 1 (Basic)

•  Activity 2 (Foundation) How should we look after Tre'r Ceiri? (How do pupils think we should look after Tre'r Ceiri?)

•  Activity 1 (Higher) How should we look after Tre'r Ceiri? (thinking about the reasons for the Conservation work)

•  Sources of Evidence for Activity 1 (Higher)

•  Activity 2 (Higher) How do you think Tre'r Ceiri should be managed?

 

The Natural Environment - Show/Hide

•  Activity 1 What was the environment like when people started to build Tre'r ceiri and what was their effect on the environment?

•  Model Answers for Activity 1

•  Activity 2 How does the local environment today differ from when Tre'r Ceiri was built?

 

Climate Change - Show/Hide

•  Climate Timeline – shows general climatic changes in North Western Europe in conjunction with archaeological time periods

•  Sources of Information used for the Climate Timeline

•  Activity 1 - Impact of climate change on Tre'r Ceiri