Industrial Revolution Inventions Teacher Resources
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The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial England
Tenth graders analyze works from the period of the Industrial Revolution in England and identify the cultural values depicted and inferred that paved the way for the Industrial Revolution to occur at this time. They create captions that...
Growth of a Revolution-The Industrial Revolution
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
How did changes of the agricultural revolution in eighteenth century Great Britain influence the Industrial Revolution that followed? How were inventions and processes of the Industrial Revolution interrelated? This resource includes a...
Was There an Industrial Revolution? Americans at Work Before the Civil War
9th - 12th
Students 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.
The Challenges and New Inventions of the Great Plains Farmer
8th - 12th
Explore life in the Great Plains with this thorough US history lesson. After brainstorming some important inventions in farming, pupils answer several questions about pioneers in a group research project. Several links to sites and...
Was There an Industrial Revolution? New Workplace, New Technology, New Consumers
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...
The DIY: A Hands-On Look at the New Industrial Revolution
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...