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Theban Mapping Project

A polished site, mixing historical detail of Egyptology and the pharaohs, maps, photographs and archaeological details. You will find excellent information on the Valley of the Kings and Tutankhamun. Includes narrated movies and a 3D image of a tomb.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Virtual Tours

You will need a free VRML viewer to enjoy these reconstructions of the past from the BBC, but you can find how to get one here. See Virtual Reality scenes of London Bridge, a Viking Farm House, Housesteads Farm on Hadrian's Wall and a World War 1 trench.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
In Search of Scotland

Trace the history of Scotland on this BBC site, from bronze age times, through the Wars of Independence to the impact of independence and industrialisation.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
A State Apart

An interactive chronicle of events from the BBC covering 30 years of conflict in Northern Ireland. The events are brought up to date with an analysis of the Good Friday agreement and beyond. There are newspaper articles, interviews, and video footage.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Crime and Punishment

This Learning Curve module investigates crime, prevention, and punishment from the medieval period to the twentieth century. It features many original documents. Each section has a commentary and structured activities.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
World War One

Read and listen to stories of the First World War from the people who lived it. There are diaries, letters, scrapbooks, photos, newspaper cuttings and music clips from the time. Specially designed for secondary schools by the BBC.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Victorian Britain

A feature from the Public Record office which looks at life in Victorian Britain. The information is illustrated with original documents from the time. It has activities for students based on these sources.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Imperial War Museum

A superb site. Find out about the range of free educational visits and examine the online photograph archive albums on both world wars and conflicts since 1945. There are lots of propaganda posters and find out about resources you can buy.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Child Labour during the Industrial Revolution

GCSE relevant resource which looks at life in the factory, supporters of child labour, factory reformers and the Factory Acts. There are children's accounts of what it was like to work in a factory during the 19th Century.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
The British Monarchy

Her Majesty's web site on 'The Monarchy in Britain', charts the history of the Crown, details all the Monarchs since 802 and has features on the royal palaces.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
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