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- Colleen M., Special Education Teacher
- Virginia Beach, VA
War Technology Teacher Resources
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Students research websites to search for major technological advances and space race ideas that came about as a result of the cold war. They compare and contrast present technologies with cold war technologies. Students investigate the competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
Students discover the role of technology in 20th century conflicts. For this technological advancement lesson, students research how World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and the War in Iraq were fought. Students compose essays that highlight the tools and technology used in the conflicts.
Here is a really unique way to present information on the American Civil War. The slide show begins with a look at the first true photojournalist, Matthew Brady. It describes his tools and methods, then shows his pictures. Each image is given a definition and full explanation. The infantry, artillery, civil war technology, and the effects of the war are here in great detail.
Young scholars examine the way various inventions have changed their lives. As a class, they create a timeline of the most important inventions during their lifetime and another timeline of how old they were when it was invented. Individually, they use the internet to research one inventor and write their own biography of him or her. To end the lesson, they discuss the positives and negatives of new inventions.
Students explore the Civil War. Using computer technology, they create informational flash cards about the Civil War. Students use artwork to depict Civil War activities. They examine topics such as battles, leaders, tactics, prisoner of war camps, and uniforms. Students write a bibliography to accompany their cards.
Students examine taste tasting and the risks or benefits involved. In this taste test activity, students discover that they have the right to refuse to participate in research involving human subjects. Students then conduct a taste test with colored water and complete a survey.
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II. In this American History lesson plan, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II. Students analyze primary source documents from World War II.
Students explore the American Civil War. For this Civil War lesson, students examine a slave auction advertisement and an Abraham Lincoln quote. Students also read Pink and Say, create a foldable regarding naval warfare, and design a poster based on Civil War technologies.