A Lifetime of Responsibilities: Child Labor in Alabama
Imagine children working long hours in factories, coal mines, and in the fields. Class members examine a series of pictures and read about early attempts to regulate child labor and current child labor laws.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Industrial Revolution: A Definition
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...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Title: "The Time Machine" - Topics: Science-Technology
Director George Pal’s film The Time Machine, based on H. G. Wells’ 1895 science fiction novella and starring Rod Taylor, Alan Young, and Yvette Mimieux, is the focus of a lesson that considers the consequences of time travel. Viewers...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Conflicting images of migrant labor
Students gain an appreciation for the plight of migrant workers between the late 1870's and the World War II era. Using a blend of Montessori and shared inquiry methods, students analyze a selection of songs and other art forms to gain...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts