This DVD includes four of the most popular Channel 4 educational series about the Roman Britain.
Two children visit a dig on a Shetland Viking site in "Here Come the Vikings!" "The story of Barates, the Syrian", who sold silk flags to the Roman legionaries on Hadrian's Wall, is told in Romans and Celts.
The presenter, David Petersen, shows us various aspects of daily life at the time, in "When the Romans Came to Wales", and "Maths from History" explores the use of mathematics in ancient Roman culture. "Here Come the Vikings!" looks at migration and settlements; considers life and society' places the Vikings in Britain; and, explores archaeological evidence."When the Romans Came to Wales" looks at Celtic and Roman ways of life; reinforces chronology through the story of a Roman boy's family; considers interpretations of the past from Celtic and Roman viewpoints; uses a range of sources and locations in Wales; links with QCA Scheme of Work Unit 6A 'Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past?
A Roman case study' links with ACCAC Optional Assessment Unit 1. "What Did Celtic Warriors Look Like?" follows the story of Tadius of Isca, published for ACCAC by Dref Wen. It includes maths from history, numbers, shape, space and measures.
Cross-curricular maths includes examples of maths in key periods of history.
Using film footage is one of the best ways to bring the past to life in the eyes of your pupils.
It can be used on computers with DVD-Rom drives and ideal for use on interactive whiteboards.
The DVD is fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need without cueing and is PC and Mac compatible.It is fully subtitled.
The programs in "Here Come the Vikings!" include: They Came From the North; The Vikings in Britain; and Digging Up the Vikings. "Romans and Celts" covers "The Eagles Have Landed"; "Lice in Your Tunic"; "The Tiger on the Floor"; "The Horse on the Hill"; and, "The Wolf From the East". "When the Romans Came to Wales" includes The Celts: Daily life around AD 50; Celtic and Roman Conflict: Military life around AD 75; The Romans: Daily life around AD 100; and, Trade and Communication: Travel in the Empire AD 145. "Maths from History - Romans" covers Number, geometrical patterns and measures.