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Artifaqs Artifaqs History in your hands www.artifaqs.co.uk Based on an idea by Cate Aspinall, who has been teaching history for over 25 years in both Norfolk and Suffolk.

Artifaqs aims to bring history alive in the classroom in a way which is both fun and academically rigorous. The products we feature have been suggested, tried and tested by teachers across the age and ability range. No longer should having fun with artifacts be seen as the province of just primary schools. Teachers have said they love the enthusiasm these artifacts generate in their students, but

Artifaqs aims to bring history alive in the classroom in a way which is both fun and academically rigorous. The products we feature have been suggested, tried and tested by teachers across the age and ability range. No longer should having fun with artifacts be seen as the province of just primary schools. Teachers have said they love the enthusiasm these artifacts generate in their students, but

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11/04/2016
History in your hands

For £5 off any order over £10 just use code ART5O10 at the checkout

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Artifaqs aims to bring your history classroom alive in a way which is both fun and academically rigorous.

11/04/2016
Packs

Teaching history ideas to make any history lesson more interesting. These packs of items, with worksheets, have been designed to make teaching with artifacts fun and easy, each pack has been put together to give you the basic artifacts for each topic. With this approach to hands on history you and your pupils will find your history lessons more fun. We have packs to cover everything from the civil war to WW2 to history of medicine.

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Teaching history ideas to make any history lesson more interesting. These packs of items, with worksheets, have been designed to make teaching with artifacts fu

25/11/2015
History in your hands

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Artifaqs aims to bring your history classroom alive in a way which is both fun and academically rigorous.

Where do the red poppies come from?
11/11/2015
Where do the red poppies come from?

Where do the red poppies come from?

The story of the remembrance poppy begins with the death of a young soldier at the second Battle of Ypres in 1915

08/09/2015

Artifaqs Fact!

Mary Stuart became Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old.

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09/06/2015
Artifaqs - History in your hands

Free P&P on orders of any size for 1 day only. Expires Midnight on 9th June 2015. Just place your order at www.artifaqs.co.uk and select collection as your delivery option and your order will be shipped to you for free.

Artifaqs aims to bring your history classroom alive in a way which is both fun and academically rigorous. The artifacts we feature have been suggested, tried and tested by teachers.

13/03/2015

Artifaqs Fact or Fiction?

"Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War."

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27/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! Cleopatra wasn't Egyptian; she was Greek.

26/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! Clocks made before 1660 had only one hand - an hour hand.

24/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! During the Gold Rush in 1849, some people paid as much as $100 for a glass of water!

16/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon.

13/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! Grenades were invented in China over 1,000 years ago.

12/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! If a surgeon in Ancient Egypt lost a patient while performing an operation, his hands were cut off.

30 (almost free) ways to teach history without a textbook. Check it out.http://lechaimontheright.com/2014/01/30-ways-to-...
12/02/2015
30+ Ways to Teach History WITHOUT a Textbook

30 (almost free) ways to teach history without a textbook. Check it out.

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// History is my thing. I practically breathe history…and yet I really don’t like textbooks, for multiple reasons. Textbooks only have main events and boring dates, and occasionally a short biography of a person you already know. In my opinion, dates alone are nothing more than numbers. Numbers are…

05/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! In 1987 American Airlines saved $40,000 by eliminating one olive from its First Class salads.

03/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! In Ancient Greece, if a woman watched even one Olympic event, she was executed.

02/02/2015

Artifaqs Fact! In the great fire of London, in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.

Lasers reveal clues to lost treasure
02/02/2015
Lasers reveal clues to lost treasure

Lasers reveal clues to lost treasure

Laser imaging equipment is being used to explore the mystery surrounding the lost treasure of King John in 1216.

For 24 hours only (Until 8am on 29th January 2015) you can get a 10% discount, free shipping and a free Saxon helmet pen...
28/01/2015
Artifaqs - History in your hands

For 24 hours only (Until 8am on 29th January 2015) you can get a 10% discount, free shipping and a free Saxon helmet pencil topper just by using the code SOCIAL50 at checkout. There is no minimum order and if you share this post we will send you a voucher for a further 25% off!

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Artifaqs aims to bring your history classroom alive in a way which is both fun and academically rigorous. The artifacts we feature have been suggested, tried and tested by teachers.

12/11/2014

There will be no one in the office from 4th December until the new year so if you need something for Xmas make sure you place your order in plenty of time.

19/10/2014

Artifaqs Fact! India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta (499 CE).

17/10/2014

Artifaqs Fact! It is estimated that there is in excess of 3,000,000,000 bibles been sold throughout the world!

05/08/2014

Artifaqs Fact!
Jericho is the oldest walled city in the world at 9,000 yrs old!

A treasure hunt and a mystery on your doorstep
03/08/2014
August Newsletter

A treasure hunt and a mystery on your doorstep

Over the past year I have been developing an interest in graffiti in churches. Not the “I woz ‘ere” type which we certainly do not want to encourage our students to partake in but the pre Reformation type of which there is an amazing abundance if you can find a church that has not been overly purifi…

22/07/2014
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22/07/2014

Artifaqs Fact!
Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.

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Products

Artifaqs offers a mixture of products ranging from facsimile books to carbolic soap and even deactivated bullets. The products engage pupils in history lessons by using all of their senses, a simple lesson on Victorian pastimes becomes much more memorable when you have tasted some liquorice root, seen a zoetrope and played with a pop gun. Each product will be supplied with a copyright free worksheet to aid teachers in incorporating artifacts into their lessons.

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