To play the Emperor of Rome game, you must first choose whether to play as the Emperor Tiberius, or as Fate. The computer will play as your opponent. The game is played as a series of situations.
2. Cleopatra’s World
This game is a series of questions and pictures.
3. Death in
Be a Roman sleuth - use your detective skills to unravel the events behind a mysterious death.
4. Gladiator: Dressed to Kill
Dress a gladiator for battle in the Roman arena of death. Your choice of weapons and armor will decide whether or not he is victorious.
5. The Mummy Maker
Enter the embalmer's workshop, where you are to prepare the body of Ramose, officer to the king, for burial. The chief embalmer, Kha, is watching your work closely. You must do it perfectly - Kha's reputation rests on your shoulders.
6. Pyramid Challenge
back four and a half thousand years to
succeed in this task, you must be a good all-rounder. Not only should
able to motivate your workforce, but you must have good observational
and the ability to steer a barge up the
Have you got what it takes to be a pyramid builder?
7. Viking Quest
Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize? Your chief has set the challenge, it's up to you to respond.
To play the Waterloo Interactive Battle
Simulator, you must first
choose whether to play as Napoleon (French side) or as
9. Secrets of the Empire: Queen
Do you have what it takes
to travel the
length of the
10. You're the General
April 1862. General Grant and the Union army are on the move. They need to seize
11. Presidential Election of 1912
The Election of 1912 has been called one of the most significant elections in American history. It involved a debate about the nature of government of a depth and sophistication rarely seen in American politics. In this interactive feature, you'll get the chance to form your own political party -- and see if you have what it takes to win the Presidential Election of 1912.
12. The Road to the Revolution
Test your knowledge about the American Revolution, and see if you can navigate your way to independence. Every correct answer gets you closer to liberty!
13. Flag Tag
Do you know lots of flags? Tag the right one! Test yourself...
Match the Name of the State & its Capital with the state on the map
15. Where Is That?
shows you the maps. You tell what state
or country is colored in and its capital.
You can pick from the
16. American Presidency Game Show
This is a Jeopardy-type online game about the presidents.
17. The Galileo Games
A young Galileo is perched atop the Leaning Tower of Pisa. He is in the middle of his famous experiment -- the one in which he shows, by dropping cannonballs of different weights, that all objects fall at the same rate. In this feature, you'll get a sampling of Galileo's thought experiments and conduct virtual versions of his experiments, including those using an inclined plane and a pendulum.
18. Hitler’s Lost Sub: Fire a Torpedo:
Students work through “How a Torpedo Works” and “Firing Procedure” before they play the actual game of “Sink the Ship.” This game lets the student be the specialist who is in charge of setting torpedo gyroscopes in a submarine's torpedo room.
19. "Save Houdini" Game
Harry Houdini became the world's greatest escape artist by continually inventing new ways to make his escapes. Although he kept many of his techniques secret, he did reveal some. What were these techniques? In this feature, you have to find out...or else.
Corner the Market
John D. Rockefeller climbed to the pinnacle of American industry using clever tactics that were later outlawed. Do you have what it takes to corner the market too?
Imagine that you’re a Presidential candidate. Pick your party and create your platform. Then use all the tools available to beat your opponent in a whirlwind campaign. One player and two player games.
22. US Presidents – Hangman
This is a twist on the old Hangman game.
23. Who Is That?
You are a slave. Your body, your time, your very breath belong to a farmer in 1850s
25. Inside the White House
have been elected President of the
History Trail: Victorian
This site provides two articles, an interactive game, and a quiz on each of the following topics: Industry and Invention, Earning a Living, The Sour Smell of Success, Laissez-faire and the Victorians, Ideals of womanhood in Victorian England, Women and Urban Life. Excellent site provided by the BBC.
27. History Trail: War and Conflict
Same as above. Topics include: Weapons, Soldiers, Home Front, Art in WWI.
28. Other History Trails by the BBC
Other trails in Local History, Archeology, How to Do History, Family History, Conquests and Church and State.