What can we find out about the mines of the Tamar Valley?
Copper, tin and arsenic were just some of the ores that brought people, wealth and development to the Tamar Valley.
In this unit pupils ;
- visit and explore the traces of the mining landscape in their locality.
- investigate historical sources to find out about the mines of the Tamar Valley and the people who worked there
- find out about the ores mined in the Tamar Valley and discover the stories of the mines and the people who worked there.
- dress up as miners and balmaidens and re-enact the sights and sounds of the mining past
Resources for member schools include:
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