Mountains, Museums and Mill Meece

Roland Rhodes
1979, Vol. 12, No. 1,


'Technological activities are now firmly established in schools. They have been introduced by diverse methods, but they are here to stay'. Not my words, but those used to introduce each Project Technology Handbook published since 1967 when Project Technology was set up by the Schools Council. By 1973, Handbook No. 10 - Industrial Archaeology for Schools - had been published, serving as an excellent guide for any school attempting activities of this type and also giving accounts of studies which had already been developed in areas which were littered with relics of an industrial past. Hayle Secondary School in Cornwall was in just such an area and teachers and pupils took full advantage of their unique opportunities.

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