Now go into the Main Hall
|Find the early bicycles in the Foyer. They are also called "velocipedes".
Some parts are metal, the rest is made of _ _ _ _.
|Find the case called The First Farmers. Farmers cut down trees to
make space to grow crops.
Before Neolithic times this area was covered in
forests, but people began to clear them with _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .
|Find the case called The First Christians. Underneath it is an Iron Age
plough or ard. It would have been pulled by two cattle. It is made of wood
from an _ _ _ _ _ tree.
|find the Norman and Native case. Mediaeval tool kits contained familiar
wood working things like hammers, chisels, axes and saws. These tools were
sharpened with _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
|Find the Log Boats Or canoes. One of these is more than 4000 Years old!
Most log boats are made of wood from _ _ _ trees
|Find the Woodlands case. Several of these animals need woodlands to
survive. Even in the right habitat animals can be threatened, just because another
animal eats the same food or lives in the same places. Red squirrels have become
almost extinct in England because of competition from _ _ _ _ squirrels.
Now go up the stairs and turn left onto the Balcony
|Find the Fossil Footprints case containing the Stigmaria. 225 million
years ago this the was root of a giant club moss or tree fern which might have stood
30 metres (100 feet) high. it grew when this area was a hot, humid swampland.>
it was found at _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, Kirkbean
Walk around the balcony and turn right into the Gallery
| Find the Clogs case. Shoes used to be made of wood! Find the postcard
showing school children wearing clogs. It was taken at >_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ School
|Find the Queen Anne Bureau. it is nearly 300 years old! It is
made of _ _ _ _ _ _ veneer
|Find the Burn Witch! case. People used to believe that berries from a
tree could protect them from evil spirits. it is called a Mountain Ash or_ _ _ _ _ tree.
|Find the Daily Life case. Many everyday things used to be made out of
metal, horn or wood. There are three wooden goblets in the case. One has two
initials on it. They are _ _ .
|Find the Dumfries - A Royal Burgh case. Besides it is a carved
wooden chair that is over 300 years old. The date on it is _ _ _ _ .
|Now leave the gallery, and go into the Agriculture Floor of the Windmill.
Many things here are made of wood, but can you spot the tall ships mast?
it is now the post of the spiral staircase!
|Go up the stairs to the Crafts Floor and Find the Pitsaws
Harvesting trees is a long process. they have to be cut down and unwanted
branches removed. Then they are brought out of the forest and taken to a yard
for sawing into smaller pieces with pitsaws. The pitman often received
a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ shower!
|Find the wooden Water Pipes. They had three advantages over today's
metal ones. People felt the water tasted better, it rarely froze, and even if it
did, it could not _ _ _ _ _ the pipe.