A series of slides in PDF format which detail the Ottoman Empire, illustrated with images, maps and a suggested project task for students.
Discover The Ottomans- an extensive site which has sections devoted to the history of the Ottoman Empire, campaigns and the army, the family and the art and culture of the empire. Includes maps, a glossary, references and links to further resources.
Suleiman the Magnificent - a good summary of the life of a key figure in the Ottoman Empire.
Ottoman art and architecture is described in a clear and concise way, with an extensive glossary and new terms hyperlinked to explanations.
A great article on the Ottoman Empire from Britannica School, which is available in three different reading levels to suit students' needs. It also have related images, videos and teacher notes.
A fantastic animated gif that charts the expansion and decline of the Ottoman empire from 1300 to the establishment of modern day Turkey.
A great introductory site to the Ottoman Empire, which details on why the empire was successful, and provides information on Constantinople, Sultan and court, Suleiman and the decline of the empire. Created by the BBC.
This DVD, (available for BCE staff to borrow through the ResourceLink library) particularly Episode 3 is relevant. The Ottomans. This episode tells of the Ottoman leaders such as Osman, Mehmet and Suleyman the Magnificent. The spread of the Empire led to the seige and capture of Constantinople. This pin links to a page with a suggested series of lessons linked to the episode.
Osman I - the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
Ottomans vs Christians: Empire Builders. This program plots the rise of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th and 16th centuries. It highlights the careers and achievements of Mehmed the Conqueror and Suleiman the Magnificent. This is the teachers' guide for this History Classroom program.