https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/clips/z8vb4wx (Story of the steam engine)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/britishsociety/railwaysrev7.shtml (Impact of the railways)
http://www.victorianworkshop.co.uk/the-first-railways/4593956208 (first railways fact file)
https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/clips/z4fvr82 (Development of transport)
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/imap/lancsyorks.shtml (Locations of workhouses in Liverpool)
Links to help:
Compare poor people (including what life was like in workhouses) with rich people. (Click here and here.....and here....oh! and here).
The impact of the Industrial Revolution (more factories and work in larger towns and cities)
Website links to help you research different aspects of Victorian life:
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/victorians.html (Choose from the list on the left side).
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/victorian_britain/ (Don't choose anything that is only about life in Scotland)
http://vcp.e2bn.org/ (Website about Crime and Punishment)
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=victorian%20life (Link to lots of other websites about The Victorians)
Here are some useful links:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zc3g9j6 (Lord Shaftesbury and the Education Act)
Queen Victoria and the British Empire
We are learning all about the time when Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire and how things that happened then still affect our lives today.
Here are a few useful website links:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zcjxhyc/resources/1 (This website contains lots of interesting videos).