Bringing History to Life Through Creative Teaching

Tips for bringing history alive in primary classes and why history matters.

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The Govan Stones

A visit to the Govan Stones exhibition provides an opportunity for all to learn about a moment in history when Govan was the seat of kings, when pilgrims prayed at the tombs of saints, and when Viking warriors plundered and conquered throughout the islands of Britain. A range of new and innovative resources has been […]

Dendrochronology – Forestry and Land Scotland

Explore the science of tree ring dating from home.

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Learn, Create and Play with Historic Environment Scotland at home

Enjoy learning, play and creativity inspired by Scotland’s heritage – all from your own home! #LearningWithHES Read more about Learn, Create and Play with Historic Environment Scotland at home

Heritage Hero Awards from Home

your handy guide to completing a Heritage Hero Award remotely – Covid-19 special edition

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Experimental Archaeology: Learning about Craft and Technology in the Past

A suite of learning resources for a range of objects and technologies spanning from Mesolithic to modern times Read more about Experimental Archaeology: Learning about Craft and Technology in the Past

Mapping History (c) National Library of Scotland and Archaeology Scotland

Mapping History

A Guide to Using Historical Maps Read more about Mapping History

Creating 3D Models: A Quick Guide

Learn how to make your own digital 3D models using photogrammetry using this quick guide. Read more about Creating 3D Models: A Quick Guide