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Links for Primary School Students
Discover the stories and traditions of Indigenous Australia
Jump in a time machine with the Past Explorers and discover the archaeology and history of Great Britain
Take the tour with Hermes the messenger god,
through a Ancient Greece and explore myths of awesome gods,
daring heroes and fabulous monsters
Mysteries of Çatalhöyük!
Take part in a virtual excavation at Çatalhöyük, Turkey one of the oldest known villages in the world
A range of virtual explorations covering physical anthropology and archaeology.
Dig: the archaeology magazine for kids
Find out about the ancient world from the only archaeology magazine made especially for kids
BBC History for Kids
Explore the BBC History site for kids and discover new facts about the Romans and Ancient Greeks
Kids Dig Reed
Join the Archaeology Cow as he excavates an old Farmstead in the USA
English Heritage: Kids Zone
Lots of Archaeology games from English Heritage
An interactive site with information about castles and questions for children to answer.
Learn about the culture of Ancient Egypt
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Kids Tour
Discover the mummies and other ancient treasures at the Birmingham Museum
Digging up the Romans
Learn all about the Romans who built London
Archaeology: Clues from the Past
Go on a tour of some lost ancient cities in Jordan and Peru and discover the cultures of the Incas and Petra
Virtually the Ice Age
An introduction to life in the Palaeolithic through the site and collections of Creswell Crags, the most northerly inhabited site in Europe during the last Ice Age.
The British Museum site covering the Indus Valley, with a chance to tour the site of Mohenjo-Daro.
This web page contains interactive and hands-on archaeology activities for kids. Challenge yourself with the Stratigraphy Quiz or the Artefact Challenge, try an archaeology word search, or view artefacts of Colonial toys and games.
Explore Maya archaeological sites and try fun science experiments on this web site from the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Tree-ring dating. Interactive archaeology activity for kids.
Links for Secondary School Students
Follow the Time Team's excavations. As seen on TV!!!!!
A thorough collection of resources about Archaeology
A site that lets you explore the Roman remains with virtual tours of selected buildings.
A photographic collection of important megalithic sites through out Europe
Theban Mapping Project
Interactive site on the tombs of the pharoahs in the Valley of the Kings and the Theban Necropolis
Mill Point Archaeological Project
Field blog and history of the Mill Point Archaeological Project located in Great Sandy National Park north of Noosa, Qld.
The Archaeology Channel
Archaeology and cultural heritage through streaming media. Travel through time, feel the thrill of discovery and the diversity of the human experience!
The Megalith Map
An interactive map providing information about the stone circles of the neolithic and bronze ages.
Mary Rose Virtual Tour
A virtual reality tour of the Henry VIII warship Mary Rose, which sank in 1545 and was raised again in 1982.
The Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
An interactive tour of the palaeolithic cave paintings in this French cave.
A site that allows you to explore the remains of a variety of Maya cities through interactive maps, plans and photos.
Archaeology Magazine's Virtual Digs
New World, Classical, Historical, and Underwater sites available to be explored.
Guardian's Cyberjourney Through Egypt
Allows you to explore a range of sites with good photographs of exteriors and interiors.
Mummy Bundles of Peru
This interactive activity on the National Geographic Channel web site allows you to peel through the layers of a mummy bundle from an Inca cemetery in Peru, learning about the artifacts within.
Links for Teachers
Resources and teaching units on Australian Heritage. Maintained by the NSW Department of Education
This Wolverhampton Grammar School site aims to bring history alive through with a range of self-marking quizzes, decision-making games, interactive sourcework exercises and worksheets covering the most popular topics.
A site dedicated to better history teaching and learning. The Resources area contains an ever-growing selection of teaching and learning resources. Some are freely downloadable, others can be bought.
Designed for use by pupils, teachers, parents and anyone interested in furthering their historical knowledge, and offers a range of materials, including interactive online lessons, links and games.
Museum of London
The Museum's Learning website offers downloadable resources for teachers and activities for children, including the Big Dig Archaeology Game.
Contains a range of downloadable worksheets, online lessons, quizzes and CD-ROM activities, together with links to national curriculum subject areas categorised by subject area. Links to other useful websites.
Developed approach of the School History Project designed to encourage active and questioning learning.
Ancient Egypt Resources
Teaching resources and class exercises on Ancient Egypt. Suitable for late primary school and early high school.
Learning Connections - Aztecs
Ideas and Resources to support a Primary Project about Aztecs using the Internet.
Pieces of the Past
This fun interactive activity from the Royal Ontario Museum introduces historical archaeology through a series of artefact bags that kids can explore and analyse.
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Pandora Resource Site
National Museum of Australia
The RD Milns Antiquities Museum
Sydney University Museums
Western Australian Maritime
Western Australian Museum
The Smithsonian, Washington DC, USA
for Maritime Archaeology (AIMA)
Australasian Society for
Historical Archaeology (ASHA)
Archaeological Association (AAA)
Australian Association of
Consulting Archaeologists (AACAI)