CREATIVE MINDS INVESTIGATES ARCHAEOLOGY
26 July Bone Idols!, University of Bradford
A specialist day looking at human bones aimed at curatorial staff and community
archaeology groups. The day will begin with an overview of the "headless" Roman
cemetery recently found in York (York Archaeological Trust) and then move on to
anatomy. Learn how to determine the age and sex of a skeleton and discuss issues
relating to the curation of human bones.
28 July Crime Scene Investigation, University of Bradford
This hands on archaeological day looks at various ways to engage children and young
people through science and archaeology. Find out how to use your collection to develop
a Crime Scene Investigation style activity. Catch up with current practice including
interpreting human skeletons, grave yard surveys and how to use those bulk finds of
pottery that lurk in the stores of many museums to inspire young people. You will be
expected to take part!
19 August Help! The Romans are attacking Yorkshire, Crazy Catapults, Central
Methodist Church Hall, York
Bring your club along to the Crazy Catapults Challenge. Work together as a team to
make a crazy catapult. Compete against other clubs to see whose catapult is the most
deadly and accurate. Meet a real Roman Soldier and find out what it was like to be in
the Roman Army.
To find out more or book at place contact, Dena Coe at Creative Minds,
tel: 0113 394 4854 or e-mail: [log in to unmask]