Friday, January 22, 2010

Google flies you to The Moon.

So you want to travel to the moon and explore it's history? Land on the Moon in Google Earth.Check out how, by watching the video below and then log onto

Then download Google Earth by logging onto

Thursday, January 14, 2010

The Moon Landing - July 20th 1969

Check out 1. Extract from a NASA programme on The Moon Landing, including original footage. 2. Trailer for the Documentary Film 'In the shadow of the moon'.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Revision - Dictatorship and Democracy 2 - Russia

Hope all our Leaving Certificate History Students will use the extra individual study time created by school closure to revise more topics and complete more timed past exampaper essays.

See Clips below focusing on Russian History. Topic - Propaganda and Control - 'Stalin's Show Trials'.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Revision. Dictatorship and Democracy 1. Germany.

A bit slow moving in places but a useful starting point for revising German History. These two clips come from the beginning of the series 'The World at War'. Episode 1 - A New Germany - explores the growth of Fascism and Dictatorship.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

History of Decades

Happy 2010 to all!

To our Leaving Certificate Students - hope you revising well and working on the final draft of your Research Topic.

Check out the two videos below representing views of the histories of different decades. Video 1. 2000 - 2009 Video 2. 1950's and 60's. Let me know what you think!

More posts to follow over the next few days, some to do with the History of Weather!