An official site by the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum about the explorer's life and explorations. It includes photographs and an audio presentation.Grid Club
Grid Club is for children 7 - 11 years of age. It provides educational Flash games on many subjects including English, maths and science.Why do we remember Florence Nightingale?
Here the National Archives website has produced details about Florence Nightingale based on original photographs and documents. Useful as a teacher reference for lesson ideas.Britain's Bayeux Tapestry
You can read the story of William the Conqueror and Harold, Earl of Wessex as told by the Bayeux Tapestry. A Victorian replica of the tapestry is on display in Reading Museum.British Seaside History in Pictures
A selection of photographs, most black and white, of UK seaside resorts each with a brief historical explanation.The Martin Luther King Papers Project
A major project to collect historical information about Martin Luther King and the social movements in which he participated. It includes audio files and lesson plans.Women on the Home Front in World War One
World War One provided new employment opportunities for women. This site from the BBC exams the enduring impact of the war on women's lives.The Ancient Olympics
Did you know the Olympics began in Ancient Greece? Here you can compare ancient and modern Olympic sports, tour ancient Olympia and read about the exploits of the first Olympic athletes.Active History
An array of self-contained interactive quizzes, decision making games and online activities matched to year groups for secondary school students in the UK. Worksheets and lesson notes often included. Now a subscription site.Theoi Greek Mythology
A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art.