Age of Steam Teacher Resources
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Building a Skyscraper
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third lesson in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when designing and...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Building a Skyscraper
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Gerunds and Infinitives
Learning proper grammar rules for a middle school student can be difficult, especially in a texting world, but this resource demonstrates how the verb changes by adding a gerund or infinitive. Keep up the texting, but use this to...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Man and Materials Through History
New ReviewFrom the start of the Industrial Revolution, it only took 147 years for someone to invent plastic. This may seem like a long time, but in the history of inventing or discovering new materials, this is incredibly fast. An informative and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Inventions and Innovation
What effect did innovations like the Bessemer Process, the light bulb, and the telephone have on the industrialization of the United States? Here is a nice graphic organizer that will help your young historians approach this question.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism
What really constitutes nationalism? The video's narrator reviews this concept in detail and covers a range of topics in the nineteenth century, from the creation of the Ottoman Empire to the Opium Wars of the mid-1800s. He spends great...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Growth, Cities, and Immigration
Take a closer look at America's shift toward a primarily urban population and into the world's largest industrial power in the early twentieth century. This video reviews the demographics of the first major waves of immigration into the...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Second Industrial Revolution: Inventions and Innovations that Changed the World
Flashback to the time just before the turn of the century. The industrial revolution was in full swing, but why? Investigate key innovations and inventions that made it all possible. Covered are things like, steel, steam, oil, railroads,...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Waste and Recycling: Recycling and Energy Recovery
New ReviewReduce, reuse, recycle, and recover. Young environmentalists learn about the overwhelming amount of garbage produced and discover better ways to minimize their impact on Earth by learning the difference between garbage and recyclables.
6th - 8th Science
The First Industrial Revolution
A wonderful and comprehensive look at the first Industrial Revolution. Starting with events, inventions, and changes in thought that occurred in the 1700's, the presentation moves through the technological advancements in industry and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points: 1827-1867
How has your local neighborhood changed throughout recent history? Young researchers evaluate census data, images, and primary source descriptions describing the living situation in the antebellum Five Points neighborhood. They consider...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History