How have changing maritime connections with the rest of the world led to migration to the British isles?
Investigate how the changing connections by sea between the British Isles and the rest of the world have shaped migration for over a thousand years.
Use the videos and materials in this resource to enrich learning on migration in this student-led enquiry.
Maritime connections are those that have existed by sea between the British Isles and the rest of the world for thousands of years.
The growth of these connections and how they have changed over time have significantly influenced migration and movement to and from Britain.
This learning resource uses videos and museum collections to investigate histories of migration connected with seafaring and how Britain's global connections by sea have created and shaped migration over time, preparing students to answer an overall question at the end of the enquiry.
The first part investigates what the experiences of individuals and communities connected with seafaring can show us about migration.
The second part investigates how the maritime connections of the British Isles to the rest of the world have changed over time.
Each video has a worksheet to support and extend this enquiry.
What can the experiences of individuals and communities connected with seafaring show us about Migration?
How have the maritime connections of the British Isles changed over time?
Use what you have discovered and your own knowledge from studying migration and movement to answer this question:
Explain your answer with reference to Empire, Trade and Conflict.
Answer the question using the information from this enquiry and your own knowledge. You can use this planning sheet to help you to prepare your answer.