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Inventions Over Time
Explore the inventions of the past with a project on ancient tools. After reading an article about hunting during the Archaic period, the Late Prehistoric period, and the Historic period, kids fill in a cause-and-effect chart about the ways hunting inventions helped ancient civilizations to develop.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inventions 2: The Impact
Tomorrow's engineers visit an intriguing website about inventions that have changed the way we live. Biographies of child inventors on the suggested website aren't easy to find, so make sure to find some stories to share in place of them. The lesson doesn't make the same impact without them.
4th - 6th Science
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
The Growth of America's Production System
Students, assessing a variety of sources, explore the growth of inventions that were brought about by the Industrial Revolution. They analyze labor practices and philosophies within the history of the United States. A timeline is set in place to evaluate the evolution of America's production system from the Industrial Revolution through today.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Automobile and the Drive-In Society
How has automobile technology affected the United States and its citizens? After reading an introductory article, class members participate in a jigsaw activity designed to explore this question. After gathering information and filling out responses to the provided questions, pupils compose a five-paragraph essay using their research as evidence.
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Industrial Growth (1865 - 1914)
It wasn't like the American Industrial Revolution just happened overnight; or did it? Critically examine the inventors, inventions, investments, and tycoons that made the Industrial Revolution happen. Covered are over 50 years of railroads, oil booms, stock markets, and labor strikes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Mr. Goldman's Good Idea
Shopping carts are a modern convenience that many people take for granted. Make sure your pupils do not fall into that category by completing the activities in this plan. There are ideas included for language arts, social studies, math, and physical movement.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Nature of Technology
Students develop an understanding of the effects of inventions past and present on society. In this inventions lesson, students research inventions. Students develop inventions of their own and answer questions about their designs and how the invention will influence people.
3rd - 12th Science
Start Your Engines
Have your techies read up on the details of how combustion engines work in an automobile. Create a set of accompanying response-to-reading questions and have your mechanical engineering or automotive technology class use this as a homework assignment.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Nineteenth Century Progress
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this presentation for comparing American culture to other cultures.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
If I Could Be An Inventor, I Would Invent...
Students create an invention. In this scientific technology lesson plan, students discuss inventors and how their inventions helped others. Students brainstorm ideas for inventions and their rationale behind it. In small teams, students construct models or drawings of their new invention.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives, and write clear, coherent, and focused essays.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Types of Entrepreneurs
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? What traits does a person need? Find out as you and your class brainstorm along with this presentation. The traits of inventors, types of entrepreneurs, and their role in the economy are discussed. Great teacher notes and talking points abound.
9th - 12th All
The Greatest Invention in History
Tenth graders think critically about how inventions and new technologies influence everyday life. They compare the benefits of inventions against the risks that they may bring. Students conduct interviews with peers and adults to allow them to showcase their knowledge on a poster to share with the class via a gallery-walk.
Inventions: Natural & Man-Made
Pupils identify various inventions and their inventors. As a class, they compare and contrast the Industrial Age with the Information Age and determine the difference between inventions, adaptations and discoveries. They discuss how the invention of the computer is leading us into an even more deeper Information Age.
6th - 8th Science