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For brilliant primary sources for WWI check out Edinburgh Libraries WWI Resources page with amazing online exhibitions and images 

BBC National 4 and National 5 History site covering Scotland, Britain, Europe and the World

The fantastic BBC Highers page 

The British Library has some fantastic historical resources on their learning pages - find sections on the Victorians, Georgians and medieval times as well as a new multimedia timelines section

Our Town Stories lets you explore Edinburgh's history through stories, images and historical maps from the collections of Edinburgh Libraries

British Museum's Ancient Egypt site is beautifully illustrated and each child friendly section comes with a story, exploration task and challenge

British Museum's Ancient Greece site full of great information for primary aged children

Electric Scotland has masses of information about the history of Scotland

Search by topic or use History World's timelines feature to explore the past

Horrible Histories makes history gruesome and fun!

National Museums of Scotland gives access to some great information about the Celts and Romans   

School History has lots of information and over 1,400 downloadable historic topics

Vision of Britain is a beautiful site with maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions of Britain between 1801 and 2001

Whose Town? Edinburgh Past and Present.  Discover Edinburgh's Past by exploring the lives of fourteen real people who lived in Edinburgh between 1850-1950.  Glow users can use Whose Town? on Glow