Sweeps, nomads, quacks and crawlers: The exotic down and outs of Victorian London captured on camera in the 1870s
These fascinating black and white pictures taken by photographer John Thompson show what life was life in the 1800s when photography was in its infancy.
Victorian Homes and Communities Project | Teaching Resources
Look at how homes and communities have changed in the past 100 years. The project includes a local history study, a comparison of Victorian homes and lifestyles with modern day and an insight into the period’s inventions.
Make a Zoetrope or 20
Make a Zoetrope or 20: Zoetrope means Turning Zoo or Wheel of Life. I developed this kit as a way for kids to learn the basic mechanics of strobing images and get excited about animation. My first workshop was with our local science discovery centre's school holiday progr…
Important inventions in the Victorian Industrial Revolution Balloon debate
This lesson was designed as part of a unit on the causes of the Industrial Revolution in Britain. The main purpose of the unit was to encourage pupils decision-making and reasoning skills in history.Includes:- 3 versions of the 24 slide powerpoint - differentiated for ability.- hot air balloon writ...