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Ancient History   

Please Choose An Ancient History Area


Egypt  |  Greek  |  General  |  Middle Ages  |  Renaissance  |  Rome  |




Ancient Egypt a 6th Grade Curriculum    

A Tale of Three Cities - A comparative look at Alexandria, Egypt in the year 1 A.D., and Cordoba, Spain, in 1000 A.D., and New York City in 2000 A.D. They are compared in such aspects as religion, music, communications, people, animals and more.

Guardian's Egypt - Another fantastic array of resources for those studying Egypt.

Land of the Pharaohs - Great set of resources for those studying Egypt.

Ancient Egypt Project

Ancient Egypt Web Quest

Egyptian Webquest

Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Your Name in Hieroglyphs (Egypt's Tourism Net)

Make Your Own Cartouche

Neferchichi's Egyptian Graphics

Civilisations from the Past - Ancient Egypt

Egypt and the Ancient Near East for Young People and Teachers

Egyptian History

At the Tomb of Tutankhamen @ nationalgeographic.com

Ancient Egypt- a 6th grade curriculum

Aegyptiaca - A Study of Ancient Egypt

WebQuest King Tutankhamun: Was It Murder?


egyptiaca - A Study of Ancient Egypt


Writing with Heiroglyphics http://members.aol.com/neferkiki/hiero.html

The Tomb of the Chihuahua Pharaohs


Ancient Egypt (United Kingdom)


Ancient Egypt WebQuest [Gr 5-8]


Ancient Egypt - A ThinkQuest Jr. Site


Ancient Egypt WebQuest: Searching for treasure on the Web


At the Tomb of Tutankhamen [National Geographic]


Create an Egyptian Exhibit Online- Gr 3-6


Ancient Egypt: Lesson Plans


Egypt: An Odyssey http://www.emory.edu/CARLOS/ODYSSEY/EGYPT/homepg.html

Egyptian Mathematics


Gander Academy, Archaeology Theme: Egypt


Land of the Pharoahs


NOVA Online/Pyramids -- The Inside Story


Odyssey in Egypt


Online Hieroglyphic Translator







Greek Civilisation Topics - War, Environment, Sport and Daily Life, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Religion and the arts in ancient Greece.

General Ancient History Sites

Explore- Ancient- World- Cultures   

The Ancient World Web

Middle Ages

An Archaeological Quest For King Arthur   

A Hundred Highlights   

A Virtual Tour of  Gothic Cathedrals   

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Black Death

Castles on the Web   


Crusades Web Links    

Dark Ages On Line Sources    

Decameron Web    

Dominion & Domination Lives of Medieval Women    

Dr Silvestris Early Medieval    

Dr Silvestris Later Medieval   

EAWC Medieval History   

Gargoyles A Love Of Monsters    

Gargoyles Now & Then    

Gargoyles & Grotesques    

Gargoyles New York Carver    

Greg Egan's Religious Studies    

How A Man Shall Be Arymed   

Medieval Atlas    

Medieval Science   

Medieval Technology    

Medieval Timber Framed Houses   


'After the Norman invasion of 1066, the Anglo-Saxon countryside was divided up and passed out to important Norman Noblemen'. A British town with a great section on its early Middle Ages History. Unique pictures, photographs  and Maps. Local historical information accompanies each image. 


Richard 3rd Society    

The Age of King Charles V  

The Annenburg Collection   

The Internet Medieval Source Book    

The Knights Templar    

The Labyrinth    

The Lost Medieval Village   

The Medieval Knight    

The Medieval & Hundred Years War Book    

The Medieval Sourcebook    

The Orb   

Trial By Ordeal   

War in Art    

Wars Crusades in Art   

Web Museum   

Witch Hunt    

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Centre for Renaissance Studies


Dr Silvestris WWW Ancient World  

Encyclopaedia of Roman Emperors   

Exploring Ancient World Cultures   


'Due to geological serendipity, this area provided an abundance of the raw materials....Thick forests provided wood then charcoal to smelt the iron ore that lay only feet beneath the ground surface...'. A British town with a great section on its early history starting with the Roman Invasion. Unique pictures, photographs  and Maps. Local historical information accompanies each image.  

Virtual Catalogue of Roman Coins    



National Museum Women's History    

Women In World History Curriculum   

Witch Hunt

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Modern History  

Please Choose A Modern History Area


Australia  |  Britain  |  General  |  OzEdweb  |  WW11  |



General-Modern History-Sites

Modern World History - A site for students and teachers of modern history. Includes articles, timelines, quizzes and a separate section for teachers, giving tips on how to use the site for your classes.

Newseum Stories Of The Century    

Peoples Century Home Page   

Sole Mates The Century In Shoes   

The 20thC In Pictures     

The History Place - American and European History


British History 1700-1950   

The British Monarchy Official Site


Please Choose A WW11 History Area


Holocaust  |  Individuals Reminisces  |




Anne Frank Online

Born on June 12, 1929, Anne Frank was a German-Jewish teenager who was forced to go into hiding during the Holocaust. She and her family, along with four others, spent 25 months during World War II in an annex of rooms above her father’s office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After being betrayed to the Nazis, Anne, her family, and the others living with them were arrested and deported to Nazi concentration camps. Nine months after she was arrested, Anne Frank died of typhus in March of 1945 at Bergen-Belsen. She was fifteen years old.

Cybrary of the Holocaust

An exploration into genocide by a group of sixth grade students.

iEARN Holocaust Genocide Project

The Holocaust/Genocide Project (HGP) is an international, non-profit, telecommunications project focusing on study of the Holocaust and other genocides. The purpose of the HGP is to promote education and awareness, and to encourage the application of this knowledge in a way which makes a positive difference in the world. 

L'Chaim: A Holocaust Web Project

'Wherever genocide occurs one thing sure to happen, individual lives become lost in massive numbers and, in most part, the reality becomes unbelievable. This web site stands to remind us all, that the death of just one human being at the hands of another is one too many.'

Reach and Teach--Worldwide Holocaust Education

The Reach & Teach Group consists of several Holocaust survivors, their offspring's and educators located in various parts of the country. Their primary aim is to reach out to individuals, particularly the younger generation, and to teach, educate and inform them about the Holocaust, the Kinder transport and related World War II historical facts.

Simon Wiesenthal

In November 1977, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre was founded. Today, together with its world renowned Museum of Tolerance, it is a 400,000 member strong international centre for Holocaust remembrance, the defence of human rights and the Jewish people.

The Holocaust Album: Historical and Contemporary Photographs

'Projects sometimes begin in unexpected ways. In April of 1995 I attended the opening of an exhibit of Holocaust photographs at the Ramat-Gan Museum in the suburbs of Tel-Aviv. I came with a friend, Eric Saul, who had brought the photographs to Israel. The Holocaust Album is my attempt to earn the little engraved medal I received from the Association of Dachau Survivors on that April day in Israel.'

The Holocaust History Project

Treblinka was a primitive but efficient production line of death. Understand? Primitive, yes. But it worked well, that production line of death. SS Unterscharführer Franz Suchomel, 1985 The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives’ online catalogue provides a means for searching and retrieving information for collections in its current holdings. The system allows the user to search the catalogue by keyword, personal name, Library of Congress Subject Heading, and geographic place name. Help information is provided for search strategies and printing of catalogue information.

Individuals Reminisces

Combat Stories of WW11

Stories of World War II written by a veteran (still living) who fought in those battles. The site has received the Gold 4 Star Award of the American War Library.

Dad's China-Burma-India Page

A page dedicated to Charles E. Hacking, and those who worked and fought in the forgotten campaign, the CBI Theatre.  

Dad Rarey's Sketchbook Journals

'In 1942 my father, George Rarey, a young cartoonist and commercial artist, was drafted into the Army Air Corps. He flew a P-47 before he drove a car. During his service he kept a cartoon journal of the daily life of the fighter pilots. A few weeks after D-Day he was killed in combat over France. His journals are a part of his legacy to me -- one that I want to share with others through this Web page.'

Dad's War

Subtitled 'Finding and Telling Your Father's World War II Story,' Johnson's site also includes links to dozens of World War II stories told first hand, and by sons and daughters.

Fly Girls

'During WWII, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military. Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPS) test-piloted aircraft, ferried planes and logged 60 million miles in the air.' This PBS site tells their story. 

The Tuskagee Airmen: A Tribute To My Father

'During World War II, black fighter pilots fought the Germans abroad and racism in the ranks. May we never forget ... and may future generations understand the way it was...' 

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Australian History 

Please Choose An Australian History Area


Brisbane  |  Bushrangers | Indigenous  |  Organisations  |  OzEdweb  |  Settlement & Invasion  |  War  | Federation  |




Australian Centenary of Federation   

Australian Museums and Galleries Online

The Australian War Memorial  

The National Archives of Australia        

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Anzac Day Birds Down Under   

ANZAC Day Site List   

Australian Anzacs and Anzac Day (ACN)    

Australian Involvement in WW1    

Australian Veterans  

Carve Their Names With Pride   

Commonwealth War Graves Commission    

International Internet Encyclopaedia   

Remembrance Day  




Whiskers Hill Online

The site has details on over 1200 Australian Bushrangers in alphabetic order. 

The Bushrangers Site

Profiles of a range of Australian bushrangers - including women. General background information on bushrangers, including history, photos, bibliographic details. Bushranger poetry & songs.


A list of links to essays, papers and other sites on Bushrangers

Ned Kelly

This page concerns itself only with Ned Kelly and his time at the Melbourne Gaol.



Convicts to Australia - The Ultimate Convict Quiz

First Fleet-Online   

Swan River Settlement


Aboriginal Culture is Celebrated  


Indigenous Society

Stories of the Dreaming    

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Christopher Columbus Links


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Reasons for Federation

Background to Colonial politics

A Classroom Simulation

Sydney in 1901

Teaching Heritage website

Timeline of events from Federation to now


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General History Sites

The Food Timeline

Ever wonder what the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Dolly Madison made her ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why? This site has on teacher and parent resources. Bon appetit and there is a sister site called Food In History

Kid's Almanac World History

Costumers Manifesto   

History of Mathematics   

History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers - The major purpose of this home page is to encourage the use of the World Wide Web as a tool for learning and teaching and to provide some help for K-12 classroom teachers in locating and using the resources of the Internet in the classroom.

Hyper History Online - Hyperhistory online is based on the synchronoptic concept and can be regarded as a companion to the World History Chart of Andreas Nothiger. (An enlarged version of the chart is presently displayed in many Luxury Hotels around the world). The Chart can be obtained from here.

Mr Dowling's Electronic Passport   

This Day In History 

QHTA - Queensland History Teachers' Association seeks to: ' Foster an interest in History and the teaching of History ' -' Provide a forum for discussion and for the exchange of information relative to the teaching of History ' - ' Publish from time to time material related to History and the teaching of History' - ' Sponsor and support all such activities as may assist History teachers and the teaching of History'.

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China Embassy in USA  

China History    

China WWWL      

Greg Egan's My China  

A subject sampler to get students interested in China. It serves as a good example of a subject sampler, which is one of the strategies that you might use with students for any topic that you are studying. It will take a little bit of experience of the net before you are comfortable with making your own.

Greg Egan's Searching for China 

 A WebQuest about China. It may be useful for you to use itself, and also serves as a good example of the kind of directed activities that you can do on the Internet. Many such activities are available for your use, having been designed by other teachers. Once you're comfortable with the net, you can start to create them yourself.

Greg Egan's The Treasures of China

An internet Treasure Hunt in which students find out a lot of background information about China. You may like to use this one, particularly after the Subject Sampler and before the WebQuest.  You may like to make your own, at the Filamentality site.

The Golden Ages of Chinese Archaeology 

'The Golden Age of Chinese Archaeology' is a landmark exhibition on view at the Gallery through January 2, 2000. It illustrates the achievements of Chinese culture through the presentation of masterpieces dating from the Neolithic Period through Five Dynasties (5000 B.C. to A.D. 924). Many of these masterpieces were discovered in the last twenty years.


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Edo Japan - A Virtual Tour

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Please Choose A Geography Area


Antarctica  |  Flags  |  General  |  Maps  |  Societies  |






Flags of the World - The flags of the world, accessible by country (alphabetical) or by clickable maps.


Geography World - An excellent array of links to resources about climate, culture, population of countries around the world.


GTAQ - Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc.

The Royal Geographic Society of Queensland - Promoting Geography throughout the community.


2 Unit HSC Geography - An array of resources designed to assist NSW students studying 2 Unit Geography for their HSC. Constructed by the Human and Physical Geography disciplines at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Exploring Maps - Exploring Maps, for grades 7 to 12.




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