Steam Engine Teacher Resources
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Steam Engine—How Does It Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed
Full steam ahead! A video in the Real Engineering playlist shows viewers how steam engines work. the video starts with an explanation of the inefficient steam engines from before the Industrial Revolution and ends with modern steam...
Soda Can Steam EngineLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Steam engines have been around since the late 1600s, yet most pupils don't know how they work. Using an soda can, the instructor builds a simple steam engine for scholars to observe. Through a discussion, young scientists learn about the...
The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
Build a concrete understanding of mechanical engineering. Viewers watch an engaging video that describes mechanical engineering as the "design, construction, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems." It also highlights some...
Growth of a Revolution-The Industrial RevolutionLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
How did changes of the agricultural revolution in eighteenth century Great Britain influence the Industrial Revolution that followed? How were inventions and processes of the Industrial Revolution interrelated? This resource includes a...
Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207Lesson Planet
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of CitiesLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students research the development of the steam engines. In this US history lesson plan, students analyze the impact of this invention to civilization. They discuss the events leading to the growth and development of different cities.
How Does Work...Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
Engines: Crash Course Physics #24Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Rev up your teaching with a lesson on engines! The 24th installment in a Crash Course physics series explains the basics of an engine through a discussion of thermodynamics. The instructor shows examples explains the efficiency of the...
Spanish American WarLesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Today, Cuba and America sometimes struggle with diplomatic relations, but did you know that America went to war against Spain to free Cuba? Learners examine many interesting facts related to the Spanish American War using an informative...