This How the World's First Metro System Was Built video also includes:
Imagine the engineering challenges of constructing a subway system underneath a huge city the size of London. Viewers get a chance to see how they did it with a short video that the describes the methods used to construct the London Underground.
- Have class members investigate the role London's underground played in World Wars I and II
- Flip the lesson asking class members to view the video, complete the comprehension check, and research related topics, before returning for a full class discussion
- The resource contains the video, a comprehension check, links to related resources, and a discussion question
- The narrator offers an explanation of why those initially opposed to the project came to support it