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The Industrial Revolution
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains amazing information, images, and review questions.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 58 Views 173 Downloads
Victorian Lesson Plan
How has England changed? Are the streets the same today as they were in the time of the Tudors? Fourth year students compare and contrast the Victorian & Tudor streets to the streets of today. They research biographical information on Mary Seacole and Isambard Kingdom Brunel and discuss how they changed Britain.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
With Earth Day quickly approaching, as well as many science fairs, why not challenge your class to investigate geothermal energy or other renewable energy resources? There are five driving questions explored in depth here, as well as four other questions provided for project ideas.
5th - 8th Language Arts 46 Views 34 Downloads
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 building skyscrapers.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 18 Views 9 Downloads 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 plan in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main structural components of these massive buildings.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 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 blooming American economy.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 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 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Electricity Mix Tradeoffs
Use the accompanying presentation and colorful technology sheets to introduce your class to the 10 different energy technologies. Connect kids to an interactive computer tool that allows them to combine different types of power generation and find out how it will affect emissions and costs.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
Rubber Band Racers
After reading a brief overview of automobile history and introduction to energy and motion, automotive engineering teams plan, construct, test, and evaluate a rubber-band-powered car. This manipulative experience can enrich understanding of kinetic and potential energy, so consider using the lesson in a physical science class or, as intended, an engineering class.
3rd - 12th Math 100 Views 171 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 deal of time focusing on Japan as a case study, including information on the daimyo, the restoration of the imperial throne, and the country's rise as a modern nation-state.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download 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, cars, communication, and airplanes.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 101 Views 140 Downloads
Pop Can Hero Engine
Hang a soda can from a string and watch it spin by the force created by water streaming out of slanted holes. This plan provides background information, detailed materials and procedures, discussion questions, a lab worksheet, and extensions.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 71 Downloads
Learners demonstrate the Bernoulli Principle, review the influences that affected the Wright Brothers, and make and modify paper airplanes. This amazing lesson plan has an excellent structure, and very clear plans for the students to create their planes.
5th - 8th Science 23 Views 90 Downloads
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 transportation that made the revolution possible.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 153 Downloads
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 the historical context, immigrant population, and the portrayal of their neighborhood.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Red Dirt Groundbreakers
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a research paper, creating a wanted poster, and working on an Oklahoma map.
3rd - 8th Science 10 Views 222 Downloads