A range of archaeology based resources, and specific resources about the Romans, that can be downloaded or borrowed from Archaeology Scotland.
Archaeology Scotland Learning Pages
Background information about the Romans in Scotland with short video clips from BBC History programmes.
A short video clip introducing themes relating to the Romans in Scotland.
Canmore is the online database of material held by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. It is an invaluable source of aerial photography, archaeological reports, photographs etc. Suitable for older, more able pupils.
Information about the Romans in Scotland and links to a number of websites.
A range of Roman themed resources and educational services are available from Falkirk Community Trust at venues in Falkirk. See their website for more details.
Falkirk Community Trust Learning Pages
A number of online games and activities relating to the Romans and to the people of Birnie, in the north-east, who would have had close contact with the Romans. A resource pack, Celts and Romans at Birnie can be downloaded with information and activities about life in a Celtic settlement. NMS also has a handling box of real and replica Roman objects which can be used in the museum. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
A website with some good source material, including the text of The Agricola by Tacitus, an account of Agricola’s invasion of Scotland.
A virtual field trip of the Antonine Wall.
A teachers’ pack to download which relates to the permanent exhibition: Antonine Wall: Rome’s Final Frontier.
A summarised online version of the reference work recording all Roman inscriptions in Britain. Suitable for older, more able pupils.
This website details the story of the life of a fictional Roman soldier serving with the Sixth Legion in York and has numerous useful photographs of replica items and re-enacted activities.
The website for the site and excavations at Vindolanda. Lots of useful information and educational activities.