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It's Ancient History

The British Museum is a great source of Information includes an excellent Egyptian section, with 3D images(now atGoogle Arts and Culture as per the link).  Also some great Videos.


Ancient Greece


Greek Gods - Get a crash course on the heavenly residents of Mount Olympus. Great short YouTube video, as it says a crash course, but a great summary.

Make a list of all their attributes:

Name, What Hero or Villain controls, Symbols/Animals associated,Special Skills, Weapons/Clothing/Musical Instrument etc


Ancient Greece Great Site includes pictures easy to navigate, lots of information.


Penn Museum Extensive information on Ancient Greece The Olympic Games


Winged Scandals Take the tour with Hermes the messenger god, through a magical place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters. Includes stories, images, games, things to make, goodies including wallpaper and e-cards. You can also ask  Pythia for a Prophecy


The Caves of Lascaux

Explore the Caves of Lascaux, a visual of moving through the caves.


Life at Lascaux Some fabulous images as well as the story of the discovery of Lascaux by 2 school boys in 1940


Virtual Tour of the Caves of Lascaux






BBC Ancient Egyptians - Lots of info, Pyramids, Monuments, Gods and Beliefs, Dynasties etc.


Ancient Egypt A to Z of Ancient Egypt Includes Language and Monuments


Online Hieroglyphics Translator I have always loved this site. Students can translate their names into hieroglyphics - great fun


The Great Pyramid of Egypt (How was it built) - BBC (10mins)

A realistic and breath-taking step by step recreation of the building of the pyramids in Ancient Egypt.




Medievil Life Information would suit middle Primary School


Life in a  Medievil Castle


The Middle Ages for Kids


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