Hi! It’s Thursday, February 3, 2011 and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!
BBC History Virtual Tours
Age Range: 9 and up (with parental supervision; younger children may enjoy aspects)
This is another great resource from the BBC. It is filled with free, multi-media virtual tours that are themed around Ancient History, British History, and World Wars.
When you get to the site you will see a menu of the tours and their brief summaries including:
*Viking Age Farm Virtual Tour – See an ancient farm that was excavated in the 1970s.
*Endeavour Virtual Tour – Step onboard Captain Cook’s ship to explore a piece of maritime history.
*London Bridge Virtual Tour – See how the bridge would have looked in 1540.
*Windsor Castle Virtual Tour – This castle was the hub of key events in the history of England. It’s been a fortress, palace, prison, barracks to a lunatic asylum, country house, and museum.
*World War One Trench Virtual Tour – Experience conditions for the soldiers of World War One.
Click on any one of interest and see panoramas and 3D models of reconstructions of various historical events along with computer generated historical voyages.
Diane Flynn Keith