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The British Museum – Ancient Greek History

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The British Museum Ancient Greek History

The British Museum has a great site developed specifically for children covering Ancient Greek History.

The chapters included are:

  • The Acropolis
  • Athens
  • Daily Life
  • Festivals and Games
  • Geography
  • Gods and Goddesses
  • Knowledge and Learning
  • Sparta
  • Time Lines
  • War
  • Staff Room

Each section is split into three parts: Story, Explore and Challenge.

Story

The Story section is filled with information, often interactive and based on images, poetry, stories etc. There is either a note, or glossary item, which pops up to ...

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Children’s University – Ancient Greece

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Ancient GreeceThe Children’s University of Manchester has developed an interesting site about Ancient Greece. To view the interactive element of the site, users must have enabled Flash to run on their browser. Google Chrome users will need to add the site to their exceptions by following these instructions.

Particularly useful on the site is the timelines that show: the ...

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A Tale Unfolds

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As  the last chance to sign up for A Tale Unfolds for FREE and start the project in Spring/Summer 2015 is drawing near, we thought that it would be timely to bring this fun and inspiring literacy resource to your attention. Why not view the sample resources for week one and two and read the very positive comments on the project website; you will see that teachers who have already taken part in one ...

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Code Academy – self study in coding suitable for all ages

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Code1If you mention programming computers to the average primary school teacher, it is likely to be met with fear and apprehension! Writing computer code can also be seen as boring by pupils but mention making a game on the computer and it is likely to be met with great interest.

Code ...

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Super Maths Golf Game

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Super Maths Golf GameAre you covering angles during the autumn term? If so you may be interested in having a look at the Super Maths Golf Game.

Children estimate the angle and the units of distance to get the ball into the hole. They are penalised if they go out of range and the ball is re-entered the game at the point ...

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