HISTORY - GENERAL

BBC Clips: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/ Contains a large range of short film clips

YouTube History clips set to modern music: http://www.youtube.com/user/historyteachers

http://www.timemaps.com/home/ A time map of world history - contains a visual display of important periods in History, as well as links to these

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ Contains a range of History topics for children

http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.shtml Best of History huge annotated list of websites

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ The Internet History Sourcebook - a free alternative to history text books.

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/ The Library of Congress - Teaching with Primary Sources Site

http://www.historvius.com/ Discover ancient historic sites searching by country

http://www.larkin.net.au/school/08_year_eight.html A great list of resources and links by John Larkin, a History teacher in NSW

Time Line Tools:

http://www.tiki-toki.com/
Online Timeline creation tool http://timeglider.com/ (free but you need to sign up for an account)

ANCIENT HISTORY

http://westcivproj.wikispaces.com/ Ancient History wiki

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/horriblehistories/game.shtml Horrible Histories games

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/ search 'Vikings'

Egypt

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Picture taken from international space station (NASA) 2010

http://egypt.mrdonn.org/powerpoints.html A huge list of free ppts and games - Egypt

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/ search 'Egyptians'

http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/gri/4tut.html collections of photos of Tutankhamun's tomb and associated relics

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/pharaohs/tut.html Explore King Tut's tomb

http://www.learner.org/interactives/collapse/index.html - Why ancient civilisations collapsed

http://www.americanepic.org/demos/Egypt/EgyptOverview.swf

http://www.mrnussbaum.com/egyptflash.swf

http://www.writersforliteracy.org/pingpong.swf - Egypt

Clickview-Life in Ancient Egypt - access via clickview


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE01eglST2o How to make a mummy



Rome

http://chalk.richmond.edu/education/projects/webquests/rome/ Ancient Rome WebQuest

Greece

Greek mythology cheat sheet: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/Section/Greek-Mythology-Cheat-Sheet.id-305499,articleId-30166.html

Summary of Greek gods and goddesses: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/Mythology-About-Greek-Mythology-The-Olympian-Gods.id-83,pageNum-44.html

Greek and Roman gods: http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/documents/Whacky_godlist.pdf

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collection?collection=Perseus:collection:Greco-Roman Primary and Secondary sources for Ancient Greece and Rome



http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/ Ancient Greece - really useful as an introduction

Horrible Histories: Spartans compared to Athenians


Trojan War Cheat Sheet: http://web.cn.edu/KWHEELER/documents/Trojan_War.pdf

Horrible Histories: Helen of Troy


The truth of Troy part 1:


The truth of Troy part 2:


The truth of Troy part 3:


The truth of Troy part 4:

The truth of Troy part 5:


The truth of Troy part 6:


The Odyssey - Cyclops


Alexander the Great - Horrible Histories


Alexander the Great - Documentary


MIDDLE AGES

http://www.citycreator.com/ Build a medieval castle (online activity - obviously castle one!)

http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/index.html

http://www.life.com/image/first/in-gallery/50641/battle-of-hastings-2010-version Photos of a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtGoBZ4D4_E&feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_559561 Animated Bayeux Tapestry



RENAISSANCE

http://www.learner.org/interactives/renaissance/index.html

WORLD WAR HISTORY

WW2 History: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2010/06/20/the-best-online-resources-for-teaching-learning-about-world-war-ii-part-two/

Hiroshima (cartoon clip showing what happened):


Australian History

http://www.virtualteacher.com.au/australia.html

Barbakiueria (colonisation in reverse role)


A brief and animated history of Australia:


Remembrance Day and ANZACS clip


http://trove.nla.gov.au/ A huge resource collection for Australian History