History KS3: Icons

A series of clips from the BBC series, Icons, celebrating the achievements of some of the greatest figures of the 20th century.

These short films are suitable for teaching history at KS3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 3rd and 4th Level in Scotland.

Neil Armstrong - First man on the Moon
video
Marie Curie - The woman who discovered radium and polonium
video
Dr Martin Luther King - American Civil Rights leader
video
Nelson Mandela - Freedom fighter and South Africa's first Black president
video
Helen Keller - The writer who proved her disability was not debilitating
video