In this interactive gallery session pupils will discover how the Romans influenced the population of Britain; when they invaded and what they brought with them and what their buildings were like and how they lived.
Activity 1: Life in Roman Britain Pupils will look for evidence in the gallery to find out what the Romans brought to Britain. They will discover more about Roman homes and daily life. They will discuss eating, drinking, lighting, heating and the different materials and technology used.
Activity 2: Evidence from objects Pupils will handle original artefacts to discover more about life in Roman Britain and the materials that were used. They will search the gallery for objects highlighting aspects of daily life and choose an object to record.
Activity 3: Travel and Empire building Pupils will visit the Cast Gallery to look at life-size Roman statues and find out more about how the Romans travelled and conquered the world.