Isaac especially really enjoyed the pit at the Jewry Wall museum so we thought it would be a good idea to make our own.
|Is this a find?|
|Looks like a Roman tile|
Archaeologists find out about the past by discovering artifacts, examining them and then recording what they have found, this activity takes you through the three processes and encourages the children to feel like the real thing. You can add both organic and non-organic objects to the pit and find out if they rot or not and how long it takes them to decompose.
Download the activity here.