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
The Great Fire - Minecraft Interactive
Inspired by the Museum of London’s rich collections, Great Fire 1666 uses the power of Minecraft to tell the story of the fire. Three maps offer immersive experiences, allowing players to enter the City of London in 1666 and explore the story of the Great Fire like never before. Uncover the causes of this terrible event, help fight the fire and eventually try your hand at rebuilding London. Each map includes challenges to help players delve deeper into the story and experience what it was like to be part of the Fire of London.
Compare seaside scenes from today to those from the past.
Spotlight OnTudors Interactive
For 118 years five Tudor monarchs ruled England. This important time in history is well covered by Britannica's article on the Tudors. Read the article to learn about: the Tudor Kings and Queens, the Wars of the Roses, Catholicism and Protestantism, famous Tudors and life in Tudor Times. Our usual selection of puzzles and a quiz allow children to learn and have fun at the same time!
Survive Dickens' London Interactive
Dodge through Victorian London, avoiding the gangs and villains and trials and tribulations of Dickensian London in order to seek out Charles Dickens in his chalet hideaway in Rochester. You'll face tasks and choices - you might have to pick pockets for Fagin, or rob bodies for Gaffer Hexham.
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.
Want to find out more about Vikings? Want to build your own Longship or Longhouse? Try the quiz and help build them!