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Guide to the Site


 
Odd-One-Out Games
Five historical scenes are presented in a pop-up window.*
Objects or people that don't belong are dragged into the Time Tunnel. When all objects not belonging in the period are discarded, the user must decide which time they really belong to and find out more about those objects.
TimeStrip
The TimeStrip is an interactive timeline. It develops enquiry skills and puts the periods covered into context.
Points on the TimeStrip are brushed over with a mouse to discover the personalities within.
Each point on the TimeStrip presents a conversational introduction from a person in history.

 

Which Came First?
Which Came First? is a chronology quiz. The user must guess from the surroundings, clothing and activities of the people in the photos which historical period each represents. They then must put these periods in order.
These pictures are taken from the Walk Through Time BBC TV series, and will be updated on a weekly basis.

 

Print-outs
There are 16 print-outs suitable for both classroom and home use.
There are four print-outs each to support four skills: observation, reflection, enquiry, and communication. They offer a cross-section of the five periods covered in the site: Roman, Viking, Tudor, Victorian and the 1950s.
In Living Memory
Here are instructions and suggestions for interviewing older people and writing down their memories, supporting literacy, communication skills and local history objectives.


*To play this interactive content you will need to install/update the free Flash plug-in. BBC WebWise has a step-by-step guide to help you.


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