What is History?

1. History Detective

Historians have to find out what happened in the past by using clues and evidence in the same way that a detective solves a crime. Download the worksheet below about a mystery from the past that can only be solved by using the clues as evidence.

2. How do Historians find out about the past?
What is History? Keynote
Football Activity – bias

Activity: How can Historians know if their sources are biased?
This is a group activity for you to complete in your table groups.  You will need a large piece of flip chart paper and some markers. You will also need one person in the group to download this task sheet.