Check this posting at Free Tech for Teachers for information about a number of interesting timeline generators.
One site which is not mentioned in this posting, but which I have used in the past (and liked) is Timetoast.
Google Street View
Explore the Liwa (in the United Arab Emirates) with Google Street View. I’ve been there done that when my parents worked and lived in the UAE for four years way back when. In fact, I spent my 30th birthday on a camel safari.
Freeplay Music is your choice for copyright cleared music to use in multi-media projects. Freeplay provides for a variety of licensing arrangements (in school and public posting) which may be viewed on the site.