To make your timeline to measure time:
Click on the download.
Your timeline is ready to store in your detective's kit.
Wonder Cards are little information cards with a picture on the front and some information about the picture on the back.
The illustration shows a completed wonder card template ready to be cut out, folded and glued.
You will make a collection of these interesting information cards (we call them 'wonder cards') as you gather information for Arthur.
Download the template and use the instructions below to make your wonder cards.
HOW TO MAKE A WONDER CARD
STAGE ONE. WONDERING
STAGE TWO. PONDERING
When you have all the information you need you can set about making your card.
STAGE THREE. MAKING
STAGE FOUR. STORING AND SHARING
Now use your timeline to work out Arthur would recognise your wonder point?
Can you use this wonder card to help Arthur find his way around?
Old photographs illustrate how things change over time. Heritage detectives use old photographs in view finders to see how places, buildings and objects change over time.
We offer three different sorts of view finder. Your choice of which one to use will depend
on the age of your group, your combined computer skills and the number of copies you need. Each type of view finder does the same job and can be downloaded and printed on to a piece of A4 paper. Whichever you choose please be aware that all ink jet paper copies are vulnerable in wet weather, you may wish to use some sort of plastic cover.
You can make a view finder on a computer
Scan the image to make it digital and save it as a jpeg.
Download the viewfinder template
'Place' the image onto the image space and save it
Print the viewfinder.
Cut out the viewing hole
Give the viewfinder to your detectives and have some fun!
Or by hand
Download the template and stick the image, or a copy of it in the space provided.
Cut out the adjacent viewing hole,
Give the viewfinder to you detective and have some fun!
This type of view finder is printed onto a sheet of A4 paper. It is useful if you have several detectives in your group or if you have older children. The same skills are required but the task asks more of the detective because they have to record their findings. We find that this is very popular with detectives in school years 4 &5 It is also a little cheaper to produce!
Make your choice and download the template. Print it on a piece of A4 paper and clip a copy of your photograph or image to the top of the page. Now you can go out, spot it and
discover what is different and what is the same.