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The Industrial Revolution
Students explore what life was like during the Industrial Revolution. In this United States History lesson, students analyze a specific job then complete a webquest about that job. Once their research is complete, students work in groups to discuss their findings and develop an opinion about which job they think was the worst.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 148 Views 769 Downloads
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 74 Views 121 Downloads
Fundamental Economic Questions and the Industrial Revolution
Ninth graders explore the introduction of mass production. In this Industrial Revolution instructional activity, 9th graders research the economy ofGreat Britain in the 1700s. Students examine the roles of entrepreneurs as well as production of resources.
9th Social Studies & History 31 Views 146 Downloads
Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of Cities
Eighth graders examine the reasons for the growth of cities in North American. Using the internet, they research the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution and determine if the growth of cities is a sign of progress. They analyze the idea of Manifest Destiny and the machines that changed society in a political and personal way.
8th Science 27 Views 90 Downloads
Child Labor during the Industrial Revolution and Now
Fifth graders research topic of child labor by studying Industrial Revolution, read about child labor laws, and examine countries where child labor still exists today. They then choose single question to research from list, and create Hyperstudio presentation to be combined with those of classmates for one class presentation on child labor.
5th Social Studies & History 60 Views 146 Downloads
Was There an Industrial Revolution? Americans at Work Before the Civil War
Learners investigate the First U.S. Industrial Revolution. They identify positive and negative effects of early industrialization, read first-hand accounts, role-play and interview individuals, and participate in a debate.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 78 Downloads
Immigration during the Second Industrial Revolution
Help your learners understand the impact of the industrial revolution and mass immigration during the late 1800s. Images, cartoons, and excellent informational text provide insights into issues of the time. Travel conditions, tenements, working conditions, and treatment of this countries new arrivals are all covered.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 59 Downloads
Industrial Revolution History
Students examine the facets of the Industrial Revolution. In this world history lesson, students use the Internet to research causes, effects, and implications of the Industrial Revolution. Students use selected websites to respond to questions and complete a project of their choosing.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
The Inventions and Effects of the Industrial Revolution
Students understand that the Industrial Revolution began in England, spreading to the rest of Western Europe and the United States and with it came an increased demand for raw materials from the Americans, Asia, and Africa.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 23 Views 138 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution and Women
Students learn about inventions of the Industrial Revolution and their impact on life. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students look at how the Industrial Revolution changed the work experience from farms to factories. They tell about three inventors and their inventions, and how the lives of woman and their families changed.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 83 Downloads
Social Influences of the Industrial Revolution
Students discover the causes of the Industrial Revolution and the social consequences of it. In this industrialization instructional activity, students research the impact of the revolution on population, urbanization, class structure, women, and children.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 209 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution Meets the Press
Fourth graders view an online lecture on the Industrial Revolution. They categorize the effects of the Industrial Revolution as negative and positive and then participate in a discussion panel to defend their opinions.
4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Industrial Revolution & Climate Change
Students examine the Industrial Revolution and write an essay about the problems it brought to cities. They also examine the environmental impact of the Industrial Revolution. They take a quiz to test for comprehension.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Industrial Revolution - History before the Industrial Revolution
Sixth graders consider how inventions fueled change. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 6th graders view a PowerPoint presentation that feature technological innovations that made it possible to create goods in factories. Students then examine inventions of the time period and determine what their uses were.
6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 76 Downloads
Industrial Revolution - Inventor's Exposition
Sixth graders examine the impact of the Industrial Revolution on America today. In this American History lesson plan, 6th graders research a specific inventor from this time period. Students write a paper describing this inventors impact on the US today.
6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 28 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution and Women
Students examine the Industrial Revolution and how it changed work. They identify inventors and their inventions and examine their effect on society as a whole. They describe the impact on women during the time period.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 25 Downloads
What Caused The Industrial Revolution In Maine?
Students investigate the apparent causes of the industrial revolution in the state of Maine. They read a text provided by the teacher. Then students use a concept map to organize information. The core of the discussion and research is looking for cause and effect relationships.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Understanding the Industrial Revolution
This 4-page instructional activity on the industrial revolution asks over 40 questions on everything from economics to politics to inventions. It appears that this accompanies a specific reading; however, the corresponding text is not identified.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 71 Views 445 Downloads
MG Industrial Revolution
Eighth graders identify advancements made during the Industrial Revolution. Through listening to songs and reading other passages, 8th graders explore the working conditions of children during the Industrial Revolution. They examine technology advancement and the benefits that resulted from this time period.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads