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In this series of 11 short films Experimental Archaeologists, Oxford University Lecturers and Bushcraft specialists demonstrate a range of Stone Age crafts, skills and technologies as well as art and music. Each 5 minute film can be used in the classroom to focus on a particular technology. For further information and more Prehistory resources for teachers visit: www.ashmolean.org/education/learningresources

Living in the Stone Age Oxford University

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In this series of 11 short films Experimental Archaeologists, Oxford University Lecturers and Bushcraft specialists demonstrate a range of Stone Age crafts, skills and technologies as well as art and music. Each 5 minute film can be used in the classroom to focus on a particular technology. For further information and more Prehistory resources for teachers visit: www.ashmolean.org/education/learningresources

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    Stone tools

    Stone tools

    William Mills shows the range of stone tools early humans created for different purposes

    • 3 min
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    Environments of the past

    Environments of the past

    William Mills shows how all the technologies interact and how early humans used their environment and their ingenuity in their everyday liv Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 2 min
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    Art

    Art

    The Living in the Stone Age team create a piece of artwork on deerskin using natural pigments made from charcoal, chalk and ochre.

    • 3 min
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    Music

    Music

    Iain Morley talks about evidence of music making in the Stone Age and makes a bull roarer.

    • 4 min
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    Fish trapping

    Fish trapping

    Klint Janulis makes a fish trap using willow and flint tools

    • 4 min
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    Fire starting using flint, Iron pyrites and fungus

    Fire starting using flint, Iron pyrites and fungus

    Manse Ahmad uses King Alfred Cake and Horse hoof fungus, flint and Iron pyrites to raise a flame.

    • 5 min

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