Here are some useful links and activities specifically for teachers
- Download learning activities mapped to the Curriculum for Excellence (PDF, 246 KB)
- www.educationscotland.gov.uk/scotlandshistory/index.aspExplores events and people that have shaped Scotland.
- www.edinburgh-history.co.uk/edinburgh-plague.htmlA short overview of the incidents of plague in Edinburgh.
- www.scotsman.com/news/lost-edinburgh-the-great-plague-of-1645Outlines the plague epidemic which gripped Edinburgh in 1645 which was, without exception, the most devastating that the city ever experienced.
- Black Death By Dr Mike IbejiThe Black Death was 'a squalid disease that killed within a week' and a national trauma that utterly transformed Britain. Dr Mike Ibeji follows its deadly path.
- A History of Bubonic Plague in the British Isles By J. F. D. ShrewsburyPublished in 1970 and written by an Emeritus professor of bacteriology at the University of Birmingham this is a comprehensive history of the disease.