Students explore the concept of mass production. In this assembly line lesson, students discuss the factories built in the Northeast and then participate in an activity that requires them to act as parts in an assembly line.
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Interchangeable Parts Revolutionize Clock-making
Students consider assembly line production. In this lesson on Industrialization, students explore rifle manufacturing then create a workshop in the classroom to assemble clocks. They determine the pros and cons of assembly line...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Understanding the Industrial Revolution
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...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Fundamental Economic Questions and the Industrial Revolution
Ninth graders explore the introduction of mass production. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 9th graders research the economy ofGreat Britain in the 1700s. Students examine the roles of entrepreneurs as well as production of resources.
9th Social Studies & History
New Review Foundation of Civilization: Technological and Environmental Transformations
What are the attributes of a civilization? A unit from Crash Course World History connects the main ideas from four of its videos to define a civilization and to track the transition from the Paleolithic Era to the Neolithic Revolution.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Early Industrial Revolution: 1760-1851
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...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
To increase awareness and launch a discussion of consumerism, class members view What Would It Look Like, a 25 minute film of images that capture the global effects of the consumption of goods. Viewers make a list of the images that they...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Industrialization of the American Landscape
Students summarize the three sectors of industry and how these sectors applied to the Industrial Revolution. Students apply their skills in research and note-taking, as well as vocabulary building through web organizers. Students...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History