Free Middle Ages Interactives!

April 19th, 2012 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Thursday, April 19, 2012 and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
Learner.org: Middle Ages
 
Age Range: 14-18 (Grades 9-12)

This multi-media, interactive presentation on the Middle Ages was developed for High School students. It’s designed in such a way, that you can briefly touch on the topics or explore them in-depth.

When you get to the site you’ll see a welcome message. Click “Enter” and a new page opens with a menu that includes:

*Feudal Life – Learn about the feudal system, nobility, serfs, and The Magna Carta.

*Religion – Explore Catholic cathedrals including Amiens and Notre Dame, learn about monastic life and pilgrimages.

*Homes – Take a virtual tour of a medieval village and compare the living quarters of noblemen and peasants.

*Clothing – Find out what kind of clothing was worn by peasants and nobles. Get information on the textiles of the medieval period.

*Health – Get information on hygiene, disease (including the Black Death), and medieval medicine and remedies.

*Arts & Entertainment – Find out how art and music developed from religious liturgy. View some hunting-themed tapestries.

*Town Life – Read about trade and the marketplace in medieval Europe, as well as town governments.

In each section you’ll find links to further learning resources as well.

 

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