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PE & Cultural Heritage Skills Share resource

PE-and-Cultural-Heritage-Skill-Sharing-coverFACE has worked with the Peak District Environmental Education Network on two previous Skills Sharing publications looking at Geography and Science. This e-booklet has a focus on two areas: PE and Cultural Heritage.

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My Farming Life

My Farming LifeFACE has been involved in a fascinating oral history project in North Warwickshire. A series of interviews about 20th century farming life has been collected, reflecting the many technological and social changes that affected farming.

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Food Stories

Food StoriesThe British Musuem 'Food Stories' interactive website is designed primarily for KS3 and KS4 citizenship and geography students. It traces the amazing changes that have taken place in the UK's food culture over the last century. Play with colourful animations and listen to audio interviews from the British Library Sound Archive to investigate the ways in which food relates to identity, cultural diversity, the environment, technology, farming, shopping, travel and much more...

www.bl.uk/learning/citizenship/foodstories

 
Living History

Living HistoryAlmost thirty members and associates of FACE met in the grand surroundings of the Museum of English Rural Life for a seminar on Living History. 

The first speaker was Jerome Freeman, QCA Adviser for History.  He explained the current situation within the History national curriculum and the changes that are to be implemented.  In particular, he highlighted the development of a hybrid GCSE in History in response to the White Paper published in October 2004.  Delegates identified areas of opportunity for visit providers, such as open farms, to be involved in the new vocational courses.

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Farming through the centuries

HE_Packs_FarmingProduced by Northamptonshire Archives, "Farming through the centuries" is an educational resource for Key Stage 2.

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Countryside Past, Countryside Future

Countryside Past, Countryside FutureCountryside Past, Countryside Future is a collection of images portraying the history of agriculture, kindly provided by the Museum of English Rural Life.

These images are here for you to admire. They could also start you on an enquiry into what life was really like for people living in the countryside about 100 years ago.

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History of the Countryside
History of the CountrysideHistory of the Countryside contains images and video clips that take you through a virtual reality tour of the changing landscape from the ice age to the present day.

History of the Countryside has been supplied to us by one of our member organisations, Living Countryside Ltd., producers of the www.UKAgriculture.com website.

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