Thursday, July 24, 2014

The past was a different world

Image above: 1826: The first photograph ever taken which still exists  by Nicéphore Niépce. He called his method heliography (sun writing) and this photograph took 8 hours of exposure time (hence sunlight on both sides of the building).
Sites related to Windows to the past

World War 1 encyclopedia sites for the class
Just real interesting 


The past was a different world

So what was life like in Europe on the eve of World War 1? Here are a few images from the time:
In Paris
In New York
In Russia
In Australia

Pick an area of life and research what it was like in 1900. Develop 10 interesting points about the life at the time in relation to your chosen area.

You may pick one from:
Working life
Life in the home
Being a child
Going to school
Communicating technology used
Escaping life (drugs etc)
Whatever else

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