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Tudor Exploration

An interactive exhibit on the Tudor period. There is a timeline of the Tudor monarchs and you can find out about discoveries and developments of the time. There is a good section on Tudor ships.

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7-11 year olds
History Trails - Victorian Britain

Follow the history trail which includes games to find out about life in Victorian times. This site from the BBC has information on the industrial revolution, social conditions, occupations and Victorian women.

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11-16 year olds
World War One

A comprehensive collection of articles from the BBC on the Great War. It includes transcripts of newspaper articles from the time. A fantastic resource.

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11-16 year olds
Ancient Civilizations

This site from the British Museum has information on ancient civilizations and is organised in themes; cities, technology, trade, writing, buildings and religion. It includes photographs, diagrams, a Mesopotamian creation story and a game.

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11-16 year olds
Life on Board the Mary Rose

The fascinating story of the Mary Rose spans almost 500 years. Here you can find out about life on board the ship.

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10-11 year olds
Freepedia

Freepedia is a series of free encyclopaedia. It currently specialises in history and is a mirror site of the comprehensive Spartacus Educational history website. Definitely worth a look!

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14-18 year olds
Hidden Lives

An archive of amazing documents and photographs where you can find out what it was like to be really poor in Victorian and Edwardian times. Target age range 10 to 15 years.

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7-14 year olds
Gladiator - Dressed to Kill

Choose suitable weapons for your gladiator, but take care his life depends on your choices.

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7-11 year olds
Tudors Audio Clips

Comic sketches, short dramas and music about the Tudors. Topics include guides to the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth and more.

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7-11 year olds
Rationing in the Second World War

Information, posters and photographs which are brilliant for a topic on World War 2.

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8-14 year olds
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