Holocaust Extended Learning Task


Holocaust Memorial Day - 27th January 2010

This year the theme is The Legacy of Hope

Timeline of Resistance
Examples of how people stood up to the Nazis across Europe.

Interactive Map of Auschwitz

Find out more about Auschwitz, the concentration camp where more than a million men, women and children, most of them Jews, were murdered by the Nazis during the course of World War Two.

British Library – Voices of the Holocaust

Scroll down and click on Student Information Cards, including 'Rescue and Help'

BBC History: Genocide under the Nazis

Follow link to Timeline, non-flash version and look for key events in each year.

BBC Religion and Ethics

Learn about Children and the Holocaust, and hear the thoughts of the Chief Rabbi

U.S. Holocaust Museum

Go to ‘Introduction to the Holocaust’, then Contents. Look for The Third Reich, Forced Labour, Ghettos.  There is also the excellent Propaganda exhibition, and examples of resistance:  Bielski brothers; Jewish Resistance; Armed Jewish Resistance; Escape from the Mir Ghetto

The History Place

Information on the Nuremberg Laws, Kristallnacht and other anti-semitic measures, euthanasia and the ghettos.

Yad Vashem

Under Explore and Discover select ‘The Holocaust Resource Centre’ Choose relevant sections from the list on the left under Gates of Knowledge.