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Women's Work

Many Victorian women helped to support their families with paying jobs in addition to their domestic burdens. Find out how their earning power contributed to their developing independence.

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14-18 year olds
Black Death

This BBC site examines the effects of the Black Death and the impact it had on Medieval Britain.

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14-18 year olds
Medicine and Health

Studying the history of medicine? Don't miss this site. It has a timeline of medical discoveries and the people involved from 1900 to the present day. Try the 'Doctor over Time' Shockwave presentation to see how treatments have advanced.

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14-18 year olds
The West

Worth delving into if you need information on historical events and key characters in the American West. You can also click on any state on a map to learn about cities, towns, trails, natural features and scenes of conflict.

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11-18 year olds
UK Parliament Education Service

Find out what happens in Parliament on this UK Parliament's education website for young people.

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11-16 year olds
Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night

Read about the Gunpowder Plot, the conspirators and traditions of Bonfire Night.

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11-16 year olds
Thinking History

Lots of ideas for an active learning approach to teaching history. Activities include role play, hot seating and physical diagrams.

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11-16 year olds
Culloden

Free resources for teachers from National Trust Scotland. Resources feature the slave trade, the Wars of Independence, Jacobites, Georgians, Victorians, Mary Queen of Scots and more.

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11-18 year olds
Mesopotamia

This site from the British Museum is divided into ten chapters relevant to the civilisations of Mesopotamia: Sumeria, Babylonia and Assyria. Written for upper key stage 2 children, this excellent site has information, teaching ideas and worksheets.

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7-11 year olds
Florence Nightingale Museum

This site has details of how you can visit this museum in London.

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9-14 year olds
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