Technology today is changing fast and becoming more sophisticated by the day. Our early ancestors from periods such as the Stone Age would be amazed at the growth of technology and the rapid change in society we see today. However, it is they who laid the foundations of our modern human society over a period of thousands of years.
The session will look back over a period of 30,000 years and consider:
Key milestones and discoveries
The materials they used and how they evolved.
How they laid the foundations for our modern human world.
How the environment changed over the period and how early people adapted.
The session will be a mixture of PowerPoint and handling activities.
Progression level 3
Target age range Yr 4 to 6
Length of Session 2 Hours
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Area of Learning:
What Matters Statements:
Enquiry, exploration and investigation inspire curiosity about the world, its past, present and future.
Events and human experience are complex, and are perceived, interpreted and represented in different ways.
Our natural world is diverse and dynamic, influenced by processes and human actions.
Human societies are complex and diverse, and shaped by human actions and beliefs.
Informed, self-aware citizens engage with the challenges and opportunities that face humanity, and are able to take considered and ethical action.
Science and Technology
Being curious and searching for answers is essential to understanding and predicting phenomena.
Design thinking and engineering offer technical and creative ways to meet society’s needs and wants.
Cross Curricular Skills:
Creativity and Innovation
Creative thinking and problem solving