Secrets of Stonehenge
Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries
Years 1 to 8Years 9 to 13Years 1 to 13Early childhood education
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SCHEDULE
Terms 1 & 2, 2022
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COST
$7 per student which includes access to the international exhibtion
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VENUE
Auckand Museum
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DURATION
50 minutes

This programme if for the following year groups: Years 5-8

Archaeologists' work is key to much of what we display at the Museum and much of what we know about communities in the past. This programme puts learners into the position of an archaeologist to examine museum objects and replicas from a range of different civilisations while exercising their curiosity, knowledge and problem-solving abilities.

Stonehenge is the world’s most famous stone circle. Built by prehistoric people thousands of years ago, it has become an enduring mystery for the modern world. Who built it? When, how and why? Learners will have the opportunity to explore these ancient mysteries and modern discoveries.

Learning Outcomes
Learners will:

  • Understand the role of an archaeologist and why the study of material remains is important and relevant
  • Make comparisons between life now and in the past
  • Gain an understanding around the values and beliefs, communication and technology of Ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Aztec and Neolithic civlisations
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