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The Abolition of Slavery Project

This site looks at the Transatlantic Slave Trade and Thomas Clarkson and his fellow abolitionists who fought for emancipation of enslaved Africans in the British colonies.

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9-16 year olds
Florence Nightingale Fact Pack

An illustrated PDF document which is full of information and stories about Florence Nightingale.

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Tablet-friendly

7-13 year olds
BCW Project

Biographies, articles, military history and timelines of the British Civil Wars from 1638-60.

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14-18 year olds
A Race of Discovery

View the journeys on maps and satellite images of the Earth of great explorers like Columbus, Cooke and many more and compare their journey times to modern day.

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8-14 year olds
History on the Net

Information is arranged in topics such as: Aztecs, World War 2, World War 1, Nazi Germany, the Romans, the Stuarts and much more. Comprehensive coverage from ancient times through the middle ages and 20th Century history.

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7-14 year olds
Egyptian Gods

A useful reference site about ancient Egyptian Gods.

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7-11 year olds
Victorians

A comprehensive BBC site covering the following aspects of the Victorian Era: Queen Victoria and her Prime Ministers, Political Events, Industrial Revolution, Technology and Innovation, Daily Life and Welfare and Health.

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11-18 year olds
A Vision of Britain Through Time

See how your locality in Britain has changed since 1801 try this site created by Great Britain Historical GIS Project at Portsmouth University. Search by postcode or place name. It includes maps, statistical information and historical descriptions.

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Partly tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Filth and Fever

This British Library learning pack explores what city life was like for poor families in Victorian times. It looks at the campaign for public health reforms in the 1840s and uses original sources such as newspaper articles and cartoons.

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Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Calligraphy

Try your hand at old fashioned writing on this super Flash resource. Great for topics on Victorians. You can print out your efforts and it works well on an interactive whiteboard.

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5-11 year olds
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