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17 reviewed resources for railroads and steam engines

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The Early Industrial Revolution: 1760-1851

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Study the causes and effects of the early Industrial Revolution in this well-done presentation. Each slide contains bulleted information, which is organized by major changes in society and technology that made the revolution a...
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Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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Exploring Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know horsepower is actually based on the power of a horse? 60 horse power is the equivalent of being pulled by a team of 60 horses! Viewers will learn other interesting facts like this from a presentation that begins with the...
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All Aboard! Railroad Transportation

For Teachers Pre-K
Students create a picture of a train. In this train lesson plan, students read Freight Trainand discuss the trains that they see. Students discuss what it would feel like to be a train and play a game where they pretend to be a train....
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains...
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Texas State Railroad

For Students 6th - 7th
In this word search worksheet, students solve a word search by locating forty words related to the Texas State Railroad. The word list includes oil, prison, and rail.
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Early Railroads

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about early railroads and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Durango and Silverton Railroad

For Students 6th - 8th
In this word search worksheet, students search and find vocabulary words as they relate to the Durango and Silverton Railroad lines. Words may be located forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally.
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Steck Vaughn Comprehension Assessment #7

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this comprehension assessment instructional activity, students read a passage titled, "Early Railroads," then complete a set of 5 related comprehension questions.
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Thurmond: A Town Born from Coal Mines and Railroads (28)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the complex and often dangerous daily routines at the Thurmond train depot, and explore how rail workers were immortalized by some of the people they served.
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The First Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A wonderful and comprehensive look at the first Industrial Revolution. Starting with events, inventions, and changes in thought that occurred in the 1700's, the presentation moves through the technological advancements in industry and...
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The Top 5 Ancient Chinese Inventions

For Students 6th - 9th
In this top five ancient Chinese inventions worksheet, students investigate each Chinese invention in detail along with the top five British inventions of all time. Students then answer five comprehension questions while writing an essay...
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Applied Science- Built environment Lab (Trains)

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine transportation. For this train design lesson, students study how trains work and how to efficiently design a track by working with an electric train set. As a class they compare various types of trains and work...
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Types of Trains

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore different types of trains. In this science lesson, 3rd graders study the "Orphan Train" and write a paragraph about what it would feel like to be riding a train during this time period.
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Antebellum Transportation Model Presentation

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze transportation systems. In this West Virginia history activity, students research Internet and print sources to determine how transportation systems prompted western expansion in the state. Students create posters...
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Lesson 1: Design a Transportation Stamp

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, in groups, research a certain form of transportation that has affected Maine's economic and cultural development. They write a persuasive letter that uses the research to support an argument.
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Text Structure: Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend

For Students 4th - 5th
In this text structure learning exercise, learners read the story 'All About Trains' and answer the questions about text structure. Students answer 5 questions.