Britain from Above was launched in 2013 by English Heritage and the Royal Commissions on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and Wales. This website features some of the oldest and most valuable images of the Aerofilms Collection, a unique and important archive of over one million aerial photographs taken between 1919 and 2006. These resources use the images to provide lessons, activities, starters, plenaries, interactive activities and more.
The Heritage Explorer website makes over 10,000 images from the English Heritage Archive available to teachers for free. The images are in a database searchable by place, period and curriculum related keywords. They can be downloaded, printed off and saved. They can be used in worksheets, presentations and on interactive whiteboards and are all copyright cleared for educational use. Supporting resources include; collections of themed images, teaching activities, teachers' notes and ready-made interactive whiteboard lessons. All resources can be downloaded and adapted for use.
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KS3 | Britain from Above & English Heritage | Changing rural environments | Changing urban environments | Exploring and mapping the world | Geography skills | Published: 30/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Place(s)