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Using the Battlepedia

Make the most of our online resource

What is the Battlepedia?

Our Battlepedia site is designed to be used by teachers and pupils alike to give you access to our unique archive of expert research and digital images.

The new Battle of Bannockburn experience is the result of years of painstaking historical research supported by a team of academic experts. This has been coupled with the development of cutting edge digital technology to bring you a fully immersive learning experience at the new Centre.

Using this expert research, and a huge bank of exclusively developed digital resources, the Battlepedia will support classroom learning by gving you access to a unique new learning and teaching resource.

The Earl of Gloucester – Doomed Commander

Get the most out of the Battlepedia

The Battlepedia is very simple to use for anyone who has accessed other online encyclopedia sites.

Simply click into the Battlepedia site and you will be invited to select from Characters, Weaponry or Locations related to the Battle of Bannockburn. This will launch you into the world of Bannockburn – its people, its places and its weapons of warfare.

The individual entries on the Battlepedia site are designed to provide an open-ended and flexible resource to support classroom learning. They can be used as a research tool for you, the teacher, or to support pupils with classroom work and research projects.

The digital images and videos are also designed to be user friendly and uploaded for anything that suits the needs of your class. For example, for use on whiteboards, worksheets, posters or as part of pupil projects and presentations.

Each entry also contains hyperlinks to all other relevant areas of the site and suggestions for other connected entries to explore. This will allow you and your pupils to roam freely and safely through the site and uncover its many stories.

Our interactive quizzes also provide a quick assessment tool to test your pupils’ knowledge of what they have discovered in the Battlepedia.

Let pupils have a go themselves and earn their own Battlepedia certificates, or use them as part of an end of project classroom team quiz.

Simply click here and begin your journey…

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Downloading Images

To download individual images for use on whitescreens and to store in image banks simply:

1. Click on the entry that you want tosave.

2. Right click on the image.

3. If you want to open the image in another window, click 'Open image in new tab'

4. If you want to save the image to an image bank, click 'Save image as'.  This will allow you to access and use the image whenever you want.