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Burgh Life in Mary's Time

Find out about life in a Scottish burgh was like in the 16th Century, in the time of Mary Queen of Scots. Relates to the Scottish curriculum.

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11-14 year olds
Florence Nightingale: the lady with the Lamp

This site from the BBC examines whether the romantic image of the Lady with the Lamp was entirely justified.

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11-16 year olds
Mahatma Gandhi Biography

Details of the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

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11-16 year olds
Rulers

Simple resource giving heads of state and heads of government of currently existing countries and territories. It also provides the names of leaders of all major international organisations and a brief chronicle of political events since 1996.

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11-18 year olds
HMS Victory - The Virtual Tour

Superb photographs illustrate this site which features Nelson's flagship. Examine all areas of the ship and learn about life on board the oldest serving warship still in commission.

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7-14 year olds
The Great Pyramid

Explore inside the pyramid of Khufu in Egypt. Excellent photographs illustrate this virtual tour.

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11-16 year olds
Events in Irish History

An Irish site which outlines main events in Irish history from pagan times to the conflicts of the 1960's.

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14-18 year olds
The Roman Baths, Bath

Get a flavour of Roman life from the images and commentary about Bath's Roman remains on the site of Britain's only natural hot spring. Teachers can find out about guided tours.

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11-14 year olds
Martin Luther King

A profile of Martin Luther King from Time Magazine. It tells of how he led a mass struggle for racial equality in America.

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14-18 year olds
The Reign of Richard II

This site from the BBC examines the personality of King Richard II and key events of his reign from 1377 to 1399.

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14-18 year olds
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