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Page Index
General History Sites
20th Century
Anglo Saxons
Aztecs & Inca

Egyptians
Greeks
Indus Valley/Ancient India
Middle Ages

Romans
Stuarts
Timelines
Tudors

Victorians
Vikings

General History Sites Back to top
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https://sites.google.com/site/primaryschoolhistory
#Ironage #Roman
#Tudor #Stuarts
#Victorian #Anglo-Saxons
#Vikings #Normans
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Someone has put a lot of love into this great history site. Find child-friendly content about the Tudors, Anglo-saxon, Romans, Victorians and many more.
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http://www.ancientcivilizations.co.uk/home_set.html
#Egyptian #history
#Britishmuseum #Greeks
#Romans #Indus
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A good resource from the British museum. Explore ancient civilizations from across time and across the world.
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http://www.theancientweb.com/index.aspx
#history #Egyptian
#Africanhistory #Greeks
#Romans #Indus
#ancientChina
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A wonderful history website with a vast collection of videos, text & images from cultures across the world and throughout history. Log in not required. [Be award - Site contains advertising]
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/horriblehistories/
#history #Egyptian
#Greeks #Romans
#Celts #Vikings
ICTmagic
Horrible Histories has been become a phenomena. The website has videos, games and songs which are great to use as an introduction to a historical period.
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http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/
#history #Egyptian
#Greeks #Romans
#Celts #Vikings
#Ironage #Tudor
#Stuarts #Victorian
#Anglo-Saxons #Vikings
#Normans
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This site covers history across the range of human history and in places around the globe. It offers a vast number of links, resources, games, lesson plans and printables for students ranging from Primary school right up to college. It is a must for any history teacher.
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http://www.tiki-toki.com/

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Tiki-toki is an impressive looking timeline site where you can input timelines with text and images.
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http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/young
_explorers/play/time_explorer.aspx

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A great virtual history adventure game from the British museum.
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http://www.historypin.com/
#photos
#history
#maps
ICTmagic
See or add your own photos from days gone by mashed with Google maps and street view.
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http://www.sepiatown.com/

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View photos from the past by their geographic location on Google Maps. UK photos are a little sparse.
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www.howtobearetronaut.com/2010/02/london-1920s

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Colour video footage of the streets of London in the 1920s. Many other times and places to explore on this great site.
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http://www.bl.uk/playtimes

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A lovely site from the British Library about school games and play from the past. Great for a history project.
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http://www.historvius.com/
#map
#historicalsites
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A google maps mash up of historical sites from around the world. Browse the sites for information or add your own write up. Great for field trip research or history projects.
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http://timerime.com/
#timeline
ICTmagic
A good timeline making site that is great for history projects.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/trail/htd_history/
#history
#trail
ICTmagic
A nice set of resources and ideas from the BBC for making a history trail.
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http://www.ourstory.com/
#timeline
ICTmagic
A good timeline creating site. Add text and pictures to your timeline and embed on your site or blog. Easy to collaborate and share with others.
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http://eyewitnesstohistory.com/index.html
#history #ancientworld
#renaissance #wildwest
#20thcentury
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A site with a large collection of information on a variety of historical periods and regions. The site is mainly text and image based with a small set of video and audio clips and it is more suited to older students.
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http://abolition.e2bn.org/index.php
#slavery
#18thcentury
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A site about the history of the slave trade and its eventual abolition. See timelines, audio sources and a well made 'Day in the life of' resource.
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http://teachinghistory.org/
#videos
#lessonplans
#information
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A history site from the US with lots of resources, video clips, lesson plans, maps and ideas.
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http://www.atlasofworldhistory.com/index.shtm
#history #map
#Romans #Egyptians
#Indus #ancientChina
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A map and timeline of civilisations of the old world. See when they appear and information about them.
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http://www.historyforkids.org/
#Romans #Egyptians
#Greek #China
#India #Africa
#MiddleEast
ICTmagic
A good general history site covering ancient civilisations from across the world.
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http://www.worldology.com/Europe/Europe_History.swf
#Europe
#European
#map
ICTmagic
A useful interactive history map of Europe. Watch as boarder move as nations rise and fall.
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http://www.royal.gov.uk/HistoryoftheMonarchy/timeline.swf
#royalty #England
#Scotland #UK
#kings #queens
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Read information about the kings and Queens of England, Scotland and the UK using this interactive timeline. Just click on the images to find out more about that king or queen.
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http://www.historyworld.net/
#timeline
#history
#world
#images
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A comprehensive history site with entries from all over the world and most big events since the big bang. Some content is not suitable for young children.
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http://freeciv.wikia.com/wiki/Download
#game #history
#maths #science
#empire
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Civilization is a popular series of strategy games where players must build empires, trade and wage war. It is also a personal favourite of mine. This is a fab free downloadable version which could be useful in many areas of the curriculum, including money and area in maths and learning about cultures from the past.
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http://1066game.com/
#games
#Normans
#battle
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A great history game about 1066. Lead your army into bloody battles. It's gory and your students may even learn something.
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http://oldmapsonline.org
#maps
#search
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A beautifully made search engine for old maps. A great resource for history and geography projects. Just scroll or search the location and choose the map you wish to view.
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http://www.freecol.org/
#history
#game
#settlers
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Colonization is a strategy game where players take on the role of settles and build towns in a new land. A useful game for history lessons.
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http://www.filmstory.org/
#history
#movies
#films
#world
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Explore world history through movies using this useful guide. Search by country or time period.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/
#history
#audio
#video
#podcast
#artefacts
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A superb series of radio programmes from the BBC and the British Museum about the history of humans told through 100 artefacts. The website has all the shows archived and lots more resources to help you retell the human story in your class.
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http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/worldwonders/
#map
#geography
#history
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This is a Google project which maps out famous sights from around the world. It's Street View for monuments!
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http://historyteacherz.com/
#history
#songs
#lyrics
#youtube
#video
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I know what you’re thinking... How can I join my love of ABBA with Henry VIII? At this site two history teachers sing about history topics to the tunes of pop classics. See the lyrics, hear the songs and watch the YouTube videos - http://youtube.com/user/historyteachers. It's a quirky, fun way to introduce history topics.
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http://www.timemaps.com/
#map
#civilisations
#timeline
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This is a wonderful history site. Watch the history of the world evolve on a world map by choosing an era and clicking on the civilisation you want to view to find out more.
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http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk
#photos #history
#Britain
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This is a superb history resource with over 25,000 aerial photos of Britain from 1919-1953. See a bird's eye view of how the landscape used to look.
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http://3d.si.edu/
#3D #models
#artefacts #museum
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The Smithsonian has created online 3D models of some of their collection. Explore these treasures like never before.

20th Century Back to top
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http://www.talesoflondon.org.uk/
#book
#20thcentury
ICTmagic
A superb interactive virtual popup book about London through the 20th century.
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http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/
#war
#secondworldwar
#holocust
ICTmagic
A well made site detailing the life and diary of Anne Frank. View the place where she lived and the people with her through her years in hiding.
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http://bombsight.org/
#war #secondworldwar
#worldwartwo #ww2
#worldwar2 #London
#Blitz
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This is an amazing history resource which plots each bomb dropped in the London Blitz during the Second World War. Click on the point on the map to view information and photos.
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http://www.ddaytovictory.ca/
#war #secondworldwar
#worldwartwo #ww2
#worldwar2 #DDay
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This is a sensational website about World War 2 which tracks the progress of Allied troops from D-Day to VE day through eyewitness accounts, video and CGI animation.

Anglo Saxons
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/
#anglosaxon
#timeline
ICTmagic
A well made Primary history site from the BBC about the Anglo Saxons.

Aztecs & Inca Back to top
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http://library.thinkquest.org/27981/

ICTmagic
Aztec information page made by children. A good overview of the topic in simple child friendly language.
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http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/mexico.htm

ICTmagic
Overview page about the Aztecs with some good links to other sites. Site had some formatting issues when I visited so some pictures and text overlapped.
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http://www.azteccalendar.com/

ICTmagic
A simple looking site which explains the Aztec calendar [Be award - Site contains advertising]
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http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/aztecs.html

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This page contains a short overview on the aztecs. A good web page for links about the Aztecs.
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http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/nettsch/time/aztec.html

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A school website with good Aztec resources for Primary schools.
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http://aztec.com/index.html

ICTmagic
A good simple Aztecs infomation website suitable for children. [Be award - Site contains advertising]
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http://www.mexicolore.co.uk/index.php?one=azt

ICTmagic
A superb Website about the Aztecs with text, pictures, videos and links.
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http://www.indians.org/welker/aztecs.htm

ICTmagic
Child friendly Aztecs creation story.
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http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anth3618/maaztec.html

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An Aztec site for teachers to research. Lots of resources, but too complicated for children to use.
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http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073406937/student_view0/chapter21/interactive_map_quiz.html

ICTmagic
This site contains information and two great interactive maps of the Aztecs and Inca territories.
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http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/199-mysteries-of-the-fifth-sun-the-aztec-calendar

ICTmagic
A blog entry about the Aztec Calendar and Aztec history.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/in-search-of-the-aztecs-pt-1-4/5098.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 1)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/in-search-of-the-aztecs-pt-2-4/5099.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 2)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/in-search-of-the-aztecs-pt-3-4/5100.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 3)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/in-search-of-the-aztecs-pt-4-4/5101.htmlexternal image t.gif(part 4)

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Four great video clips for schools from the BBC called 'In search of the Aztecs'.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/why-did-the-aztecs-make-human-sacrifices/5102.html

ICTmagic
A BBC video for schools called 'Why did the Aztecs make human sacrifices. Only has gory descriptions, but still not suitable for young children.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/what-customs-did-the-aztecs-have/5103.html

ICTmagic
A BBC video for schools called 'What customs did the Aztecs have?'
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/cortes-and-the-aztecs-pt-1-4/8009.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 1)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/cortes-and-the-aztecs-pt-2-4/5144.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 2)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/cortes-and-the-aztecs-pt-3-4/5145.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 3)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/cortes-and-the-aztecs-pt-4-4/5147.htmlexternal image t.gif (part 4)

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Four great video clips for schools from the BBC called 'Cortes and the Aztecs'
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http://www.britishmuseum.org/pdf/Visit_Aztecs_KS2.pdf
http://www.britishmuseum.org/PDF/british_museum_aztecs_section1.pdf
http://www.britishmuseum.org/pdf/british_museum_aztecs_section2.pdf
http://www.britishmuseum.org/pdf/british_museum_aztecs_section3.pdf

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The British Museum's page and four PDF resource packs about the Aztecs.
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http://www.learning-connections.co.uk/curric/cur_pri/aztecs/index.html

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A children's Aztecs website which has good sections for 'ideas' and 'hands on' learning.
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http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/

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A great simple child-friendly collection of texts about the Aztecs. [Be award - Site contains advertising]
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http://www.amnh.org/ology/features/inca/loader.swf
#Inca
#SouthAmerica
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A great resource for learning about the Inca through a well design series of games and activities.

Egyptians Back to top
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http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/
#Egypt
#Egyptian
#history
#Britishmuseum
ICTmagic
A great children-friendly site about the ancient Egyptians from the British museum.
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http://www.eyelid.co.uk/hieroglyphic-typewriter.html
#Egyptian
#typing
#hieroglyphics
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The ancient Egyptians didn't do much typing. But if they did I'm sure they would have appreciated this online hieroglyphic typewriter. Write your message and just print it out or email a link.
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http://www.nms.ac.uk/kids/people_of_the_past/discover_the_egyptians.aspx
#Egypt #Egyptian
#history #games
ICTmagic
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The Egyptian section of the National Museum Scotland has a wonderful set of interactive resources and games that bring this ancient culture to life... so beware of the mummies!
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http://giza3d.3ds.com/#discover
#Egypt #Egyptian
#history #3D
#tour #guide
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A truly stunning 3D reconstruction and tour of the Giza pyramids, the Sphinx and other structures. Watch a guided tour around and inside the structures at various points in history. You can even view the site in full 3D. The site may take a little time to load.

Greeks Back to top
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http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/
An interactive presentation about he ancient Greeks from the British museum. Learn about daily life, gods and festivals.
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http://www.abc.net.au/arts/wingedsandals/sandals_fixed.html
#history #ancient
#Greeks #Greece
#myth
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An amazing flash resource for learning about the ancient Greeks with animated videos of myths and main Gods.
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http://kidsdiscover.com/interactive-tour-parthenon-ruins-panorama/
#history #ancient
#Greeks #Greece
#3D #parthenon
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Help your class see the brilliance of the ancient Greeks by exploring this 3D panorama of the ruins of the Parthenon.

Indus Valley/Ancient India Back to top
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http://www.ancientindia.co.uk/
#Indian
#India
#Indus
#history
#Britishmuseum
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A great children-friendly site about ancient India and the Indus valley from the British museum.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/indus_valley/
#Indian
#India
#Indus
#history
ICTmagic
A beautifully made BBC history site about the Indus Valley.
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http://www.harappa.com/teach/
#Indian
#India
#Indus
#history
Great site with links and resources for learning about the history of the Indus Valley.

Middle Ages Back to top



Romans Back to top
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http://earth.google.com/rome/
#Romans
#Rome
#3D
#map
ICTmagic
Information about an amazing 3D recreation of ancient Rome through Google Earth.
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http://www.roman-empire.net/
#Romans
#Rome
ICTmagic
A simple, but vast text and image based site about the Romans. Find timelines and photos CGI images and page after page of clearly written information.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/
#Romans
#Rome
ICTmagic
A wonderful primary history site from the BBC about the Romans. See how they lived and how they fought to protect their empire.

Stuarts Back to top
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/games/gunpowder/index.shtml
#Stuarts
#GuyFawkes
#gunpowderplot
ICTmagic
A useful interactive history quiz for the BBC about the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Timelines Back to top
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http://www.dipity.com/
#timeline
#collaboration
#history
ICTmagic
Make quick, easy, shareable image-based and collaborative online timelines on any topic with dipity.
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http://www.timetoast.com/
ICTmagic
Time Toast is a superb online timeline creator and publisher. Make your timeline collaboratively with your class and embed onto your site.
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http://whenintime.com/
#timeline
#history
ICTmagic
This is a nice timeline creator where you can add text and images.
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http://www.chronozoomproject.org/
#history
#timeline
#science
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A stunning project from Microsoft Research. See the 13.7 billion year history of the cosmos as an interactive and zooming timeline, including our modern times.

Tudors Back to top
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http://www.tudorbritain.org/

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A superb Tudor website from the National Archives with info, activities and a fun jousting game.

Victorians Back to top
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www.cnrs.fr/cw/dossiers/dosdarwinE/darwin.html

ICTmagic
A great video based presentation about the life and work of Charles Darwin.
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http://www.mylearning.org/intermediate-interactive.asp?type=4&journeyid=281

ICTmagic
A nice flash resource about Mary Seacole.

Vikings
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/vikings/
#viking
#history
ICTmagic
A superb history site from the BBC about the Vikings. Come and pillage it.

A well made site detailing the life and diary of Anne Frank. View the place where she lived and the people with her through her years in hiding.
Victorians
http://www.eyelid.co.uk/hieroglyphic-typewriter.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/