Çatalhöyük Video on Blue Peter
Deadline: Monday, October 22, 2012 by 08:00

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Blue Peter is the world's longest-running children's  TV show and was first broadcast on the BBC in 1958.

In 2009, presenters Andy Akinwolere, Helen Skelton and Joel Defries took a  trip from Europe to Asia in the annual Blue Peter Summer Expedition. Their main destination wass Turkey and one of the world's largest and best-preserved Stone Age sites, Çatalhöyük.


Watch the short video below, starting at 1:25 for Çatalhöyük, and answer the following questions on the blog:

1. How many archaelogists have been digging in Çatalhöyük to find out what life was like in the ancient city? 


2. According to the program Blue Peter, what is "gold dust" to archaelogists and why?

3. What is the name of the time period of the late Stone Age, from 8,000-9,000 years ago?

4. What is the black volcanic rock called which is found all over Çatalhöyük?

5. What did the people of Çatalhöyük do with their dead relatives?



Blue Peter Summer Expedition: Turkey (2009)

Arthur
16/10/2012 02:26:45

Hello Mr.hendricks its a very good video and its beautiful.

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Judith
20/10/2012 17:59:25

1.There was been 250 archaelogists.
2.Gold dust,for archaelogists is 9,000 years of garbage.
3.The names are Neolithic,Ston age,Bronze age,Iron age,Roman age and Today.
4.The name of the black volcanic rock is "upsidiet".
5.Their put the ded pepole doun of their houses.

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Yana
20/10/2012 19:16:09

1.The was been 250 archaeloists
2. Gold dust,for archaeloists is 9,000 years of garbage.
3.The names are Ston,Roman,Bronze,Neolithic,Today.
4.The name of the black volcanic rock is "upsidiet"
5.

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Arthur
20/10/2012 19:22:12

1. There were 250 archaeologists.
2. 9,000 years garbage is gold dust for archaeologists.
They find in the dust what people threw away and it tells about how they lived.
3. The name of the time period of the late Stone Age is Neolithic.
4. The black volcanic rock is "Obsidian".
5. They were buryring their deads under their houses.

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RUSLAN
21/10/2012 00:58:43

2 THE 250 archaeolo
2. Gold dust,for archaeloists is 9,000 years of garbagegists
3.The names are Neolithic,Ston age,Bronze age,Iron age,Roman age and Today
4 NAMES four volcanic rocks. "Upsidiet"
5. They were buryring their deads under their houses

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