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The Maya or Mayan Civilisation

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The Maya or Mayan civilisation lived about 4000 years ago, in the area that we know as Mexico today. They were a very advanced civilisation, having a calendar, writing, farming and the capability to build cities. Here are some useful links to use in the classroom, when studying the Mayan civilisation.

DK Findout – this site has a whole ...

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The Aztecs

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The AztecsThe Aztecs is a fascinating history topic and there are many useful websites to help. Here is a set of web links suitable for primary school:

  • BBC Bitesize – has a couple of very interesting video clips; the first, looking for information about the ancient civilisation and the second, talking about human sacrifice. There is a also a really interesting set of classroom ideas here too.
  • Mexicolore – seems to ...

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The Ancient History of the Americas – Aztecs

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The Ancient History of the Americas has several important civilisations including the Aztecs, the Mayans and the Incas. These three civilisations had much in common but were completely different civilisations.

 

KnowledgeNuts state that:

“The Olmec, Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations are some of the greatest ancient civilizations in history, and yet we know very little about them compared to other parts of ...

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Tudor Exploration

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Tudor ExplorationTudor Exploration:  is a free PowerPoint presentation, covering: galleons, sailors, superstitions, navigation, food and diseases. It is shared on the TES website and the author describes it thus:

“I got my class to do various activities based on the ppt. e.g. make own compass and compare how people navigate (stars/GPS etc), label a galleon ...

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How the Tudors Shaped Britain

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How The Tudors shaped BritainHow the Tudors shaped Britain is the subject of many history projects and there are lots of resources available for schools:

Primary Resources – This site has a whole range of teacher created resources based  on Tudor history

There are lots of PowerPoint presentations about King Henry VIII and his family, there are games, crosswords, display items and other ...

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