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BBC EDUCATION WW2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/aroundscotland
Find out what life was like in Scotland in 1941. Become an enemy spy and learn about rationing, the blackout and evacuation. Hear what Scottish children of 1941 were thinking and watch newsreel footage of the time.

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM
http://www.iwm.org.uk/
This website complements the UK’s largest war museum, housing the most significant collection of war memorabilia. There is a large selection of online exhibitions which are an excellent resource for anyone studying the history of war in the 20th century, with loads of images, in-depth information about each conflict, first-hand war accounts, letters, documents, and activities for kids.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/
This website is home to the National Railway Museum, National Museum of Photography, Film & Television and the Science Museum, collectively known as National Museum of Science & Industry. Together they cover the most significant developments in these areas over the last centuries. The sites contain lots of reading material, games and helpful guides to the museum collections. In particular, at the railway museum you can take a virtual tour around some of the world's most famous steam engines, and play a ‘Dolly the Sheep’ game in the Science Museum.

SCOTTISH MUSEUMS http://www.scottishmuseums.org.uk/htdocs/scottishmuseums/index.html
If you are interested in all areas of Scottish history and enjoy visiting museums, you’ll find this website run by the Scottish Museum’s Council is a good guide. Using the map on the front page you can click through to discover the location and information on any museum in Scotland.

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