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
September 1666 Song
'September 1666' Children's song about Great Fire of London, in English with actions by Al Start.
Public Baths In Roman Britain Video
The clip examines how and why Roman baths were introduced to Britain and the variety of uses that they had. Bettany Hughes visits the baths in the city of Bath that were known as Aquae Sulis. The baths were named after the goddess Sulis because Romans believed her power lived in the water.
Spotlight On D-Day Interactive
D-Day (6 June 1944) was an important day during World War II, as it signified the start of the Allied invasion of German-held France by British, Canadian and US troops. It is often described as “the beginning of the end” to World War II. In the Britannica Article on D-Day you can read about the planning of Operation Overlord, details of the invasion itself and the results. And, as always, our popular Activity Centre offers a variety of pictures and puzzles.
Viking Quest Interactive
Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize? Your chief has set the challenge, it's up to you to respond.
Who were the Vikings? Video/Text
The Viking age in European history was from about AD700 to 1100. During this period many Vikings left their homelands in Scandinavia and travelled by longboat to other countries, like Britain and Ireland.
Anglo Saxons In Britain Interactive
In the AD400s, towards the end of Roman rule, Britain was being attacked by the Picts and Scots from the north, and the Anglo-Saxons from the sea. The Romans had built forts along the coast to fight off the sea-raiders and Hadrian's wall defended the north.
Things were changing, and in about AD410, the last Roman soldiers were ordered to leave.