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The Gunpowder Plot: Parliament and Treason 1605

This UK Government website has information about the Gunpowder Plot with a downloadable fact sheet.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Making the Modern World

Stories of science and invention from the 18th century to today which help to explain the development and spread of modern industrial society and its effect on our lives. Useful for General Studies courses.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

16-18 year olds
Grace Darling

Grace Darling was a heroine from Victorian times. Watch the story here.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-14 year olds
History's Heroes?

This is a site about heroes, people who made their mark on history. Were they heroes though, you decide when you read more about them.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Eternal Egypt

A fascinating site about Ancient Egypt which uses the latest technologies such as panoramic webcam views. It combines resources from other Egyptian sites and museums.

Teachers

Not tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Learning Curve - Civil War

A unit designed for year 8 children about the Civil Wars in the seventeenth century. It features a range of historical sources from the National Archives which teachers can use to promote an enquiry based, stimulating approach to learning.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Toys of the Past

A scheme of work with accompanying interactive and other resources on 'Toys'. There are good photographs of old and new toys and some elements work well on a large screen display.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Northern Ireland - The Troubles

The BBC have produced this website on the troubles in Northern Ireland. It begins with the historical background from the partitioning of Ireland in 1921 to the Good Friday agreement. Included are photographs, video footage, articles and audio-clips.

Teachers, Pupils

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14-18 year olds
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Find out about the excellent free learning support services including teacher led visits which include art teaching and handling historical artefacts. The site includes information and photographs of Greek, Roman and Egyptian artefacts.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

5-18 year olds
British Anti-Slavery

An article from the BBC which traces the campaign in the 19th century against slavery through to its abolition.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
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