Stone Age to Iron Age
What were the different ages?
The ﬁrst people in Britain lived about 15,000
years ago and historians split them into
‘ages’ to ﬁnd out what was different about
This is a prehistoric monument in
England. It is made up of a ring of
standing stones. It might have been
used as a meeting place or for
Stone Age - When the
ﬁrst humans began to
live in Europe. They
used stones as tools.
Bronze Age - In this era,
metals were used to
make hunting tools.
Humans also began to
Skara Brae is a neolithic settlement
built out of stone in Scotland. It has
helped historians ﬁnd out more about
how Stone Age people lived.
Iron Age - Humans
used iron to make
tools, and farmed
land instead of
hunting. They lived in