Ben Uri Holocaust London Grid for Learning

1.0 - System requirements

This website has been designed to work on a wide range of systems but please be aware that it contains a large number of high resolution images and HD videos so loading times may vary depending on the specification of your computer and the speed of your internet connection. Checking the following things can also improve your viewing experience:

1.1 - Screen resolution

The website has been designed to be viewed on a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels but for the best viewing experience you should set your resolution and colours to their highest possible settings. You or your system administrator can do this by going to Control Panel >> Display Settings on your PC.

Screen Resolution

1.2 - Browser usage

While this website may work on all web browsers, we recommend using one of the following for the best experience:

If you're having problems, check that you're using the most up-to-date version of your web browser.

This website is not compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 6.0 due to the technical limitations and safety concerns of this web browser. For more information about why this web browser isn't supported please take a look at this information released by Microsoft -

1.3 - JavaScript is enabled

To use some elements of this website you will need to have JavaScript enabled in your web browser. You or your system administrator can do this by doing the following:

1.3.1 - Internet Explorer

Internet Options/Security/Custom Level... and Enable Active Scripting.

JavaScript enabled in IE

1.3.2 - Firefox

Options/Content... and Enable JavaScript.

JavaScript enabled in Firefox

2.0 - Site Navigation

There are a number of tools available to navigate this website. Every page contains a Contents Menu that slides down from the top of the screen. Access this by clicking the Menu Tab. Click the tab a second time to hide the Menu.

Menu tab

The Contents Menu is a site map and contains a link to every page in the website giving you access to any page you like from any location; it is the fastest way to navigate this site.


The front page also contains a set of quick links to get you to the main sections of the website.

Front page links

3.0 - Main Content

The main content sections of the website are made up of an artists work including a discussion sheet on the work and artist information.

Main Content

From the first page of the main content section you can use the Home tab to return to the front page


Main Content

On every page you will also see a set of arrows.

Navigation arrows

These are forward and back buttons and will move you through the gallery sections.

3.1 - Viewing Images

Image IconImages contained in the website can be enlarged for a closer look. When you hover your mouse over an image, a magnifying glass will become visible. This means you can click on that image to see it in detail in the image viewer.

The image viewer looks similar to video player window and will open the image to the maximum size possible on your screen. See the section on screen resolutions for guidance here.

The image viewer has a number of different elements to it:

Image Viewer

The title of the image is displayed along the bottom of the image. To hide the image title, click once on the image itself; click again to show the title again. If the image can be enlarged further, then a zoom option will be available and can be found in the top right hand corner of the image. Click on the magnifying glass to zoom into the image. Additionally, by clicking and holding down the mouse button you can drag the image within the viewer to view different parts of it. Clicking on the zoom icon again takes an image back to its original size.

Image Zoom

The arrow buttons below the image window allow you to scroll through the other images in the section you have selected. The X button closes the image viewer.

4.0 - The Resource Bank

To view the resource bank, click on the Resource Bank icon on the Home page or in the or in the contents menu.

The Resource Bank is a collection of all the media and activities available throughout this website gathered in one place for easy access. Due to the quantity of media contained in the Resource Bank it may take a while to load depending on the speed of your internet connection. If you have caching turned on in your browser the speed that this page loads will be considerably reduced after your first visit. You can browse through the collection using the scroll bar on your browser but to make it easier to find what you are looking for there is a filter option at the top of the page. For example if you are looking for something about a specific artist select the artist from the 'Artist' dropdown menu. Alternatively if you are looking for an image you may want to filter by clicking the All Images option. To get back to the top of the Resource bank quickly use either of the two up arrows to the left and right of the Resource Bank indicated below.

Resource Bank

5.0 - Feedback

Ultimately, it is for teachers and students to decide how to make the best use of these unique resources. However we would love to hear from users of this site as to how this resource has helped their learning activities.

Please take the time to complete the online feedback form as we are keen to provide relevant resources that meet the needs of modern teaching and learning settings.

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