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Understanding the Industrial Revolution

For Students 9th - 11th
This 4-page worksheet 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. You...
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Cookie Mining

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students simulate coal mining with chocolate chip cookies and toothpicks. They investigate the costs associated with mining coal.
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Contrasting between the "Haves" and the "Have-Nots" of 18th-19th century Europe, this presentation explores the social and technological implications of the Industrial Revolution. Inventions, social trends, and scientific breakthroughs...
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Mining in Texas

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this mining and nonrenewable resources worksheet, students read about mining in Texas and simulate the extraction of nonrenewable minerals. They use cookies and their components to represent the minerals they will mine and they answer...
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Coal Miners and Mining Towns: Their Stories

For Teachers 8th - 9th
An ethnographer studies people and retells their story through an Anthropological lens. Learners can consider the impact of coal miners, coal mining, and the mining industry on regional and national history. They interview a real coal...
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Cookie Mining

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study what mining is and the environmental of mining is. They examine what ore is, complete a mining exercise, and look at environmental law as it relates to mining.
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Working Conditions in the Industrial Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine working conditions during the Industrial boom. In this Industrialization lesson, students analyze primary sources in order to chart the responsibilities of workers in industrial jobs.
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Extractive Industries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a chance for environmental studies classes to take a critical look at crises occurring around the globe by reading articles and viewing video clips. The human activities under scrutiny are the extraction of oil, logging, and...
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Mining Riches

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars research and map how various mining ventures have changed local geographies and populations. First they read the article provided--Examining the Environmental and Social Impact of the Mining Industry.
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Mine Over Matter

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the January 2006 Sago, West Virginia coal mining accident. They research coal mining in the U.S. and use their data to illustrate posters.
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the development of the textile industry in Great Britain. They link the rapid growth in both the textile industry and in coal mining in Great Britain. Students connect the process of industrialization to the expansion of...
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Mining

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and manipulate various maps and mapping tools to find ideal mining sites given the geology existing in the layers of the earth. They decide where to locate different types of mines (Metallic, Fuel, Industrial and...
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Coal Mining

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore U.S. History by reading stories with their classmates. In this mining instructional activity, 6th graders read the story The Pointing Finger which discusses the use of animals to further the success of coal miners....
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Alabama's New South Era

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and...
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Coal Mine Industrial Picture Analysis

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students observe coal mine pictures. In this US history lesson, students analyze the pictures realizing that history is shown in pictures and then write a newspaper article about life in a coal town using the pictures as sources of...
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History of Coal in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine a timeline of coal mining in the US and research how the policies of coal dependent companies have changes over the last 50 years.
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What Is The Picture Of?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Young learners view a picture of a huge truck that's used in the mining industry. They must identify what the vehicle is, tell where they would find a truck like this, decide what the truck is used for, and draw three parts of the truck...
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Africa: Economics And Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the gold-mining industry in Africa. In this geography skills lesson, students watch "Africa: Economics and Change," investigate the challenges of working in mines, research attributes and production of gold and...
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The Abandoned Mine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The focus of this activity is to consider whether or not abandoned mines should be used as landfills for our garbage. You are given the option to implement this activity as a class debate or a technology design presentation. Half of this...
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CHANGES Comprehension Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
In this industrialization and capitalism worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions regarding industrialization that feature the letters of the word "changes" as mnemonic hooks.
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Hearings on the Treatment of Women in Factories

For Students 7th - 11th
In this women in factories worksheet, students respond to 16 short answer questions and fill in the blanks regarding information from a hearing on the treatment in women in factories during Industrialization.
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West Virginia Industrialization

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the industrialization of West Virginia. In this West Virginia history lesson, 8th graders create documentaries that feature the lives of timber, chemical, glass, or natural gas workers in the state. Students...
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Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
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Lord Shaftesbury

For Teachers 7th - 8th
One of the negative effects of the Industrial Revolution was the advent of child labor. Discover the good deeds and law making powers held by Lord Shaftesbury. Each slide describes his life and his contributions to child welfare,...

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