War Technology Teacher Resources
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Students explore the technology of war. In this war technology lesson, students research the fighting styles of the Vikings, the Normans, and Medieval Knights.
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.
Third graders research Civil War inventions. In this creative problem solving activity, 3rd graders look at inventions from the Civil War and how they influence life today. In cooperative learning groups, students pick and build a prototype of a Civil War invention.
Students discover the role of technology in 20th century conflicts. In 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.
Students consider how technology changed the world of war. For this world history lesson, students research 20th century world conflicts and then compose essays that feature the how technology changed the way that wars were fought.
Students examine the impact of the space race. In this Cold War lesson, students research the technological advances that were prompted by the competition between the United States and the Soviet Union during the era.
Peek back in time and learn about the North and South of the American Civil War. Discussed in full are the causes, effects, major battles, and agreements that made Civil War history. Period technology, social changes, and the ultimate defeat of the South are described with both text and a variety of images.
How have things changes economically since the end of WWII? Thoughtful writers will consider three questions and compose responses for each. They'll discuss Cold War science and technology, US involvement in Japanese and European economic recovery, and the meaning of OPEC.
Third graders explore WWII by analyzing technological advances. In this invention lesson, 3rd graders discuss the use of the Enigma machine which decoded private German messages that communicated with U-boats. Students utilize a timeline to describe how the Enigma machine helped end WWII.
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in conjunction with a unit on industrialization, expansion of the global economy, American expansion, and colonization. This is a text-driven resource, a few pictures would be nice.
Looking for that perfect slide show, the one that makes your day so much easier? If you're teaching a unit on the spread of Industrialization, its causes, effects, and key players, then look no further. This is a text-driven presentation and great for taking notes; why not throw in a few pictures for interest?
Ninth graders determine the importance of military technologies. In this World War I lesson plan, 9th graders listen to a lecture that features the technological innovations of the war. Students then conduct further research on particular weapons that were new in the war and present their findings to their classmates.
Students explore the theory of Plate Tectonics. They participate in a simulation in which they re-enact the debate over Plate Tectonics vs. traditional beliefs of stationary continents that were widely accepted during the 1800's and early 1900's.
Students 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.
Fifth graders explore both the causes of and the actual events of the Civil War. They write essays and descriptive paragraphs and explore a variety of websites. They create a series of skits highlighting the key points of the Civil War era.
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 share what they know about the Vietnam War before examining how the war was viewed and by people who lived during that period. They write essays expressing opinions on why it is still difficult for Americans to discuss the war.
Students examine the weapons used in past wars to prepare for a mock weapons inspection, then write a report detailing the state of weapons technology during a specific time period.
Young scholars examine facets of the Gulf War. In this Gulf War lesson, students review vocabulary and people related to the war. Young scholars then research various Gulf War Topics in heterogeneous groups. Students share their findings with their classmates.
Students research the types of technology and weapons used in World War I. They form groups representing countries and simulate an arms auction each bidding for the weapons of their choice. They compare their research to the auction outcome.