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The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
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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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Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement...
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Was There an Industrial Revolution? Americans at Work Before the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the First U.S. Industrial Revolution. They identify positive and negative effects of early industrialization, read first-hand accounts, role-play and interview individuals, and participate in a debate.
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The DIY: A Hands-On Look at the New Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Upper graders explore the new industrial revolution and how the tech boom in recent years is similar and different to the Industrial Revolution of the past. They watch a video, explore web sites, and discuss what they see. They work...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main...
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The Beginning of Industrialization

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Set the stage for early industrialization with a look at the work of Charles Dickens. After that the inventions, innovators, and changes in technology are clearly outlined. This presentation focuses on the start of the Revolution which...
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Was There an Industrial Revolution? New Workplace, New Technology, New Consumers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the changes in the U.S. in the period of industrialization before the Civil War. They analyze census data, list/describe inventions and innovations, explore various websites, conduct a Factory Simulation activity, and...
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Case Studies of American Innovation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Studnets discover how the Industrial Revolution came to be in the United States. In this technological advancements activity, students research creations by Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers, and Thomas Edison. Students create PowerPoint...
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Historical Waters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate America during the the 1800s. In this Social Studies lesson, students examine the Industrial Revolution, Westward Expansion, and other historical events that happened during the 1800s. Students compare and contrast...
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Was There an Industial Revolution? Americans at Work Before the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students tabulate the First Industrial Revolution where a significant number of inventions and innovations appeared transforming American life. Cite examples of change (ex. telegraph) in the lives of Americans during the era of question....
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The Scramble for Africa: Ch 27

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This presentation is a gem. It begins with 20 questions aimed at guiding note taking and focusing student attention. Each slide or topic covered ties to one of the 20 questions. The class will learn about European conquest and need to...
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Industrial Revolution - History before the Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders consider how inventions fueled change. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 6th graders view a PowerPoint presentation that feature technological innovations that made it possible to create goods in factories. Students...
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Initiation – Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine historical artifacts. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 6th graders discover how modern conveniences are connected to innovations of the Industrial Revolution era. Students interview adults about technological...
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Time For Change

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine and discuss the inventions and changes created by the Industrial Revolution. They create posters or clay models about inventions, write paragraphs about the advantages and disadvantages of the changes, and develop a...
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A New Kind of Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders work together to compare and contrast life before and after the Industrial Revolution. They create a spreadsheet making the information easily available to them. Using the internet, they research one invention during the...
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19th-Century Technology in 21st-Century America

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students imagine life without the technological advances of the 1800's. In this inventions and innovations lesson, students examine patent drawings of inventions. Students collaborate to research the technological advancements made...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third instructional activity in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when...
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Innovative Inventions

For Students 6th - 8th
Help your scholars get a grasp on the chronology of the Industrial Revolution with this "Innovative Inventions" worksheet. They discover what year various items were invented, and then create a timeline placing each invention and...
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Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens when the earth reaches its carrying capacity of humans? As human populations grow, societies change from hunters and gatherers to agriculture to the industrial age and beyond. A video takes a global perspective of migration...
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Chapter 3 – Antebellum Innovation, Politics, and the Jackson Administration

For Students 8th - 12th
The inter-war Antebellum Era was a fascinating time in U.S. History! In this textbook response worksheet, historians read assigned textbook pages regarding the topics and respond to 46 short answer display questions regarding the...
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The Age of Innovation and Industry

For Students 8th - 11th
Studying the Industrial Revolution? If your course utilizes the TCI text, History Alive!, this may make a perfect reading companion. In this innovation and industry worksheet, historians read the noted textbook pages and then respond to...
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Immigration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of immigration. In this immigration lesson plan, students read literature, analyze photographs, and evaluate political cartoons that reflect feelings about immigration in America during Industrialization....
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Voyage of Matthew Perry

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Working on an exploration unit? A creative slide show presentation poses questions for learners about the text and images shown. They read and then think about the concept through a series of true of false questions. A great way to review.

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