Iron Age: iron | Learning Zone
People tried to keep the process of making iron secret to preserve their power. It was often regarded as magic.Tweet
The Homestead Act | How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears
Ray visits old sod-houses built during the Homestead Act. The scheme encouraged families to grow crops off the Plains with land given to them by the government.
Anglo-Saxon Britain | Learning Zone
One of the children is sick, and this is used as a means to explore the different approaches to medicine and medical care in Saxon times.