Temp resource a day
Find a topical resource for every day of the week
- (1903) A two-cylinder Model A is the first Ford car produced and sold, ushering in ‘Fordism’. Get students pitching Henry Ford’s business ideas in allenk’s Apprentice-style activity.
- More resources on Henry Ford
- (2005) American road-racing cyclist Lance Armstrong wins his seventh consecutive Tour de France – a world record. Try clairewillsmum’s handout for a lesson in French Tour de France logic.
- More resources on Tour de France
- (1965) Bob Dylan walks on stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugs in his Fender Stratocaster and changes the face of live music for ever. Explore modern band instruments with tbeare606’s resource pack.
- More Music History resources
- (1953) Movimiento 26 Julio — a failed attack gives its name to the Fidel Castro-led organisation that overthrew the Batista regime. Explore what happened under Castro with timjohnson100’s Cuban missile crisis enquiry lesson.
- More resources on Fidel Castro
- (1890) Despairing Dutch post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh shoots himself and dies two days later penniless. For a cross-curricular project on van Gogh try KW3160’s art and French topic.
- London 2012 begins and an estimated 1 million visitors will descend on the capital every day. Whatever your subject, take a look at the TES London 2012 collection for sporting inspiration.
- (2005) The discovery of dwarf planet Eris is announced, leading to the recategorisation of Pluto and ending teaching about the nine planets of the Milky Way. Read Science in school’s article
- More resources on the solar system and beyond