The biography of Amelia Earhart, from her childhood, through to her last flight around the world.
Anne Frank Web Guide
This site offers a wealth of resources that help you navigate the world of Anne Frank, her diary, the Holocaust and World War II.
The Canadian Black History Treasure Hunt
Navigate through the exposition to learn more about black history in Canada.
Learn about Canadian Olympians from the early 1900's to date. Search by athlete, sport, Olympic games, or by medal. Great pictures are also included!
The Carriage Association of America shows you examples of fancy carriages used to transport people around before railroad travel became the more popular way to travel.
Castles of the World: Kids
An introduction to castles and castle life.
CBC - Halifax Explosion
This website will take you through that terrible day on December 6, 1917 and the days that followed. It will show how the Halifax Explosion and the hard lessons it taught affect our lives today.
Confederation for Kids
This site was written for young people ages 9 to 13 who are learning about how Canada came to be a country. It is also for anyone else who wants to learn more about Confederation.
First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
Learn what the responsibilities of the Prime Minister of Canada are. Learn about the lives of our prime ministers.
Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad
The students in Mrs. Taverna's second grade class at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, New York have been learning about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. We read about Harriet. We wrote about Harriet. Mrs. Taverna and Mrs. Hongell, (our computer teacher), helped us write this web site to share with other children. We created a timeline, we wrote a QUIZ, we wrote some character sketches, we wrote poems about Harriet and we even made some crossword puzzles about Harriet Tubman for you to work on. We hope you enjoy it.
Kids' Site of Canadian Trains
Meet the people who helped build our trains and railways. Discover some amazing train facts.
Nova Online invites students and fans of medieval times to build their own virtual trebuchet and knock down a castle wall!
An introduction to feudal life, religion, clothes, homes, entertainment and health during the middle ages.
An entertaining way to "unwrap" the mystery of mummies.
National Geographic Online: The Underground Railroad
"Just in time to celebrate Black History Month, this multimedia educational Web site from National Geographic offers a diverse set of materials that describe the Underground Railroad, the famed network of individuals who helped transport African-Americans to freedom before the abolition of slavery. Students will want to start by taking The Journey, which, with the aid of visual materials (such as historical photographs of slaves and abolutionists) and audio selections (such as popular spirituals of the day), allows young people to make decisions about what to do in order to reach the North and freedom. Next, visitors can look at a map of the Underground Railroad routes, including those specific to Harriet Tubman. Also, a nice timeline provides some context to the history of slavery in the New World, beginning with the importing of slaves by Spaniards to Santo Domingo in 1501, and concluding in 1865 when slavery was abolished by the passage of the 13th amendment. The site is rounded out by a number of educational resources for teachers, divided by grade levels."
Newfoundland in a Flash
Industry Canada has put together this site which takes an animated tour through Newfoundland's history, including sections on; The Viking Saga; Marconi; The Beothuks; and John Cabot.
Olympics Game Primer
Origins of the RCMP
When the west was being travelled by traders, adventurerers, ruffians and rogues, it was not the safest of places. There was need for some law and authority! Find out how the North West Mounted Police came into force in 1873, and later became the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
EXPLORE! You can explore and make your own discoveries! Travel back in time over a thousand years and meet some of these men and women who explored the many regions of Canada. Some of their adventures will amaze you, others you may find revolting, and some you may not believe! You will find the explorers and their stories organized by the date of their major explorations.
This is the official website of the British Monarchy. You must scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on the children's section. Once there, you can catch up on what the Royal Family is doing, or find out about past members of the Monarchy.
Walk Through Time
Try these games and activities that make learning about historic figures great fun.
We Will Remember Them
Students of Forest Ridge Academy created this tribute to the war veterans of Barrington area. Included are student created songs, poems, interviews with veterans, artifacts. letters and a movie.
Youth's Corner - Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Learn about Canadian History with these interactive games.