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Videos and text covering Florence Nightingale's life.
Florence Nightingale Images
Entry from Encyclopaedia Britannica, text with Images.
Horrible Histories Video
Horrible Histories-Florence Nightingale in Crimea.
Medicine Chest Image
Florence Nightingale became the heroine of the Crimean War when she and a group of nurses went out to Scutari hospital, in Turkey, to run the hospitals and nurse the soldiers. She took this medicine chest with her to use if needed.
The Lady With The Lamp Poem
This poem for kids about Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse, was written by British children's writer Paul Perro in 2008. There are also lots of interesting facts about Florence Nightingale.
Work of Florence Nightingale Video
Florence Nightingale tells the story of her life and work, and shows how she grew up to become a nurse during the Crimean War. The story is told in the first person, and brought to life with a mix of drama, movement, music and animation. We see Florence as a child and follow her determination to become a nurse. She trains nurses to go to the Crimean war. They make the hospital clean, and care for wounded soldiers. Florence describes how she worked at night with her lamp. Finally, Florence tells us how this changed nursing forever.