|Summary:||Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision). This website, written by Bamber Gascoigne from the United Kingdom, provides about 300 interactive world history narratives and over 10,000 events in searchable timelines. The narratives present information in a concise manner and contain in-text links to other topics. The timelines allow visitors to easily search for specific events relating to a topic during a specific time.|
|Description:||When you arrive at the website use the menu at the top to select whether you want to read “Histories”, explore “Timelines”, take a “Quiz”, or select “More . . .” to choose:
When arriving at the “Histories” page, you can search alphabetically for historical topics across the globe from Aegean Civilization to Zoroastrianism. Some narrations include images and the in-text links give visitors the opportunity to build on their understanding of events, people, and concepts.
After selecting “Timelines” from the menu, you are able to enter a specific topic and/or year into the search engine. Use the “Historyworld Timelines” text link under the search box to be taken to the “Single-Subject Timelines” page for a list of pre-set timelines. Timeline entries have clickable icons on either side of them that when selected open to Google search engine pages for relevant topics, associated images, related entries from Historyworld, links to other timelines, or Google maps.
There are currently two quizzes available to take:
This ad-supported website provides a great overview of history around the world without a lot of distracting bells and whistles.
(Note: Parents AS ALWAYS should preview the site to determine suitability of content.)
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