Learning objects Ages of treasure timeline

TLF ID M011192

This is an illustrated and annotated timeline of the Ancient World, from the Palaeolithic era to the Norman era. The timeline moves through seven distinct eras: Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Norman. It includes images of the key sites and treasures from Britain's archaeological past and a quiz in which students place the eras and events of the past in correct order.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This interactive timeline is useful for the Australian Curriculum: History content description in year 8 about understanding the Viking relationship with the people of Britain. Students examine an image of Jarlshof in Shetland and study information about Viking attempts to establish a colony in Britain. They also view the Pitney brooch, which shows influences of Viking style and is regarded as an example of mixed English and Scandinavian style.
  • This resource develops the history skill of sequencing historical events, developments and eras in ancient history. Students practise matching a particular era, such as the Viking era, with its correct date and events.
Year level

7; 8

Learning area
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Organization: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Address: UNITED KINGDOM
  • URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk
  • Publisher
  • Name: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Organization: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: UNITED KINGDOM
  • URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • Resource: BBC © 2012, except where indicated otherwise. You may download, copy and communicate this material for free, and use it in digital and hardcopy format for non-commercial educational use in Australian schools and TAFE institutions, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material. 'Interactive' image: © Education Services Australia Limited 2012. You may copy, communicate and adapt this image for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the image.