Links to free to use History resources including, interactive games, lesson plans, quizzes, information text and images. Use on a white board for whole class teaching or encourage individual research at home or in school.
Here are 6 random links from this subject
Viking grave Video
In this clip, an archaeologist explains to children visiting a museum why the discovery of a Viking grave is important. This is because in Viking burials, objects important to the person were buried along with the body. These objects tell archaeologists a lot about the buried person.
Great Fire full story Text
Text from The London Fire Brigade suitable for teacher notes. Also includes the history of The London Fire Brigade.
Historic Newspaper Reports Printable
A collection of Daily Mirror newspaper articles form the period of the Second World War (1939 – 1945). They provide an insight into the events of the War as reported at the time. They would make for a wonderful display in your school and could be used as part of world war II themed lesson plan or activity.
The Games At Olympia Interactive
Detailed information on the ancient Olympic Games.
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.
James Dunn Barr, Young Offender Video
14 year old James Dunn Barr tells how he was sentenced to 9 months in prison in 1889 for housebreaking. Until the mid 19th Century, the only records of child offenders were written accounts of their trials.