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Battlefield: Vietnam

The site provides a brief history of the Vietnam War, with a timeline which chronicles the key events from 1945 to 1997. There are sections on the guerrilla tactics used by the Vietcong, the air war and the Siege of Khe Sanh.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
America in the 1930's

A brilliant site on this era viewed through films, radio programmes, literature, photographs and journalism of the day. Well worth a visit if you need information on the Great Depression and New Deal.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

A great site for instructional resources on the Holocaust. There is illustrated, historical background of the rise of the Nazi Party, the Nazification of Germany, the Jewish ghettos and concentration camps.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
The Victorian Period

Basic information about daily life in Victorian England and Wales. The site has outline details of Victorian personalities such as Queen Victoria, George Stephenson, Gladstone and Disraeli.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Roman Bath

Find out how the Romans enjoyed their baths. You can read how a replica Roman bath was built using original materials as far as possible. See if you can construct a working aqueduct online and the site also features Roman recipes.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Mysteries of the Nile

Explore Ancient Egypt through QuickTime movies and read about how archaeologists' attempts to raise an obelisk in an investigation to find out how the Egyptians went about this task.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Battle of Britain

Examine the background to the aerial conflict between British and German forces in the skies over the UK in 1940.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Bristol and Transatlantic Slavery Myths and Truths

A blog post about Bristol’s role in the transatlantic slave trade. It looks at the myths and truths behind this dark area of Bristol's history.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Understanding Slavery Initiative

The brilliant Understanding Slavery initiative (USI) is a learning project which supports the teaching and learning of transatlantic slavery and its legacies using museum and heritage collections from six UK museums.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
The Gunpowder Plot Game

Find the gunpowder kegs before Guy Fawkes lights the fuse in this game from the BBC. You can also find out about the plot and what might have happened had it been successful.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
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