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Year 1 - 8

Ancient Civilisations

The Ancient Civilisations programme gives students the opportunity to explore what life was like in ancient times. There are six topics to choose from.

Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

Students
Year levels 4 - 8, maximum 30 students
Cost
$5 per student for a one-hour session
Availability
Term 4, Mon-Fri, 2016
Terms 1 - 4, Mon-Fri, 2017
Venue
Auckland Museum Learning Centre
New Zealand Curriculum
Social Sciences: levels 2 - 4
Technology: levels 2 - 4
Related galleries and exhibitions
Ancient Worlds

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Explore what life was like in Ancient times

Learn to carefully examine the Museum's handling collection of objects and replicas from a range of different civilisations, including the Egyptians, Romans, Vikings, Greeks, Pacific and Māori.

What is an archaeologist and how do they uncover stories of the past? How does archaeology inform us about ancient civilisations? What can we learn about ancient life, technology and beliefs by examining objects? Can we make comparisons between life today and that of ancient times?

There are five Ancient Civilisations topics to choose from.

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