WORLD Research shows that red deer were brought to Scottish islands by early explorers, but the question remains: where did the Neolithic colonists come from? (Guardian) Use today’s MapMaker Interactive map to better understand these maritime migrations across the North Sea. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Exciting new research … Continue reading Riddle of the Red Deer
WORLD Buried for more than a thousand years, Scotland’s “Galloway hoard” may include rare artifacts looted from medieval monasteries. (Nat Geo News) Use our resources to see a similar Viking vessel. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including today’s quick-and-easy MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Images from the Galloway hoard, a collection of Viking treasure discovered in … Continue reading Viking Treasure Discovered in Scotland
WORLD On September 18, Scottish voters will answer a simple question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the referendum. (Guardian) Use our resources to get an idea about how long England and Scotland have been debating this issue. Discussion Ideas Scots will go to the polls next week to answer Yes or No to a simple, … Continue reading Scots Free?