• Classroom Resources
  1. Air travel in the 20th century

    Duration: 01.00

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    A look at the early attempts of air travel.

  2. Birthdays in the 1960s

    Duration: 03.11

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    Kevin looks back at his sixth birthday, in 1968.

  3. Birthdays in the 1990s

    Duration: 02.00

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    Lauren celebrates her sixth birthday with family and friends.

  4. Dance party in the 1960s

    Duration: 02.47

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    The heady years of the 1960s are shown through the Twist and other dances.

  5. Dance party in the 1980s

    Duration: 02.44

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    Breakdancing evolved in America in the 1970s and became a worldwide craze.

  6. Inventions from the 1980s

    Duration: 01.00

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    A montage of clips showing major inventions from the 1980s.

  7. Life at home in the 1960s

    Duration: 04.33

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    Home life for children in 1960s Britain, focusing on the kitchen and living room.

  8. School in the 1960s

    Duration: 03.14

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    Lauren's father Kevin tells the story of taking his sister's radio into school as a child.

  9. Woman engineer Dame Caroline Haslett

    Duration: 01.23

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    The story of Caroline Haslett, the lady who opened up the world of engineering to women.