World War I Technology Teacher Resources

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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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New Technology in World War I

For Teachers 7th - 12th
New ReviewA fast-paced activity focuses on the development of technology during World War I. Young historians match images of new technologies and complete a worksheet. Scholars also read an account of the war from the perspective of an American...
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Flying Yanks: American Airmen in World War I

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Their boots may not have been on the ground, but military airmen in World War I made a lasting impact on the global conflict. A thorough interactive resource takes learners through a timeline of events, campaigns, and battles with...
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No More Sticks and Stones: Technological Advancements in World War I Warfare

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Remind young historians that many technological advancements influenced the events of World War I. After analyzing technology's evolution through primary sources, discussing the changes over time, and watching various video clips,...
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Writing Exercises: World War I, #1

For Students 7th - 8th
After learning all about World War I, middle schoolers can delve into this writing exercise. They complete three short answer questions that ask them to describe the role of women in WWI, the role of technology in WWI, and four causes of...
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Helping Life and Aiding Death: Science, Technology, and Engineering at Work during World War I

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Science, engineering, and United States history? Pupils research collections of artifacts from the Smithsonian to learn about historical scientific innovations. At the end of the activity, they write an essay to discuss technology's...
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Trench Warfare in World War I

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
To gain a deeper understanding of the conditions in the trenches during World War I, class members engage in an experiential activity and then research topics related to the exercise. A very powerful and thought provoking activity.
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World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
World War I was known for its gruesome battlefields and horrific injuries. Using photographs from a battlefield surgeon's scrapbook, scholars see first-hand what life was like in the trenches. After creating a timeline of the war using...
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Letters Back Home: A soldier's perspective on World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Wars have profound and lasting effects, not only on soldiers and their families, but also on their countries. As part of a study of World War I, class members read the letters of Paul Green, a soldier from North Carolina, who served in...
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World War I

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate propaganda used during World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, 11th graders examine propaganda from the war and analyze war posters. Students then create their own propaganda posters on listed topics. 
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The Sky Was The Limit - Aviation in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is the sky the limit? Advances in aviation during World War I brought the limit much closer than before. Countries around the world were affected by flight in the Great War, including adapting by changing tactical locations and patterns.
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World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers justify how alliances lead to war. They compare the conflicts of war that arose because of imperialist interest. Students explain the cause of World War I. They compare and contrast European maps before and after World...
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World War I WebQuest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students reflect on the events before, during and after World War I.  In this World History lesson plan, students complete a WebQuest that focuses specifically on the key events of World War I.
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World War I

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the condition of the world from 1880 until the start of World War I. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they discuss the causes and effects of the war and complete a study guide with a partner. To end the...
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George Patton and Douglas MacArthur In World War 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered about the man behind the corncob pipe? Or the brains behind the motivational speeches to troops? Young historians examine how Douglas MacArthur and George Patton cut their teeth in the battlefields of World War I....
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Georges Guynemer - The Flying Icon of France

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Georges Guynemer's legend lives on in statues, street names, and even a Twilight Zone Episode, but few American learners have ever heard of the French national hero. Considered the ace of aces, Guynemer was part of the rock star elite of...
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World War 1 in Numbers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can the world benefit from a World War of destruction and devastation? Scholars analyze the use of technology and its advancements with a short video clip, which details weapons, roads, distribution lines and other World War I...
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German Pistols of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Need to describe the importance of new technology and weaponry to the Germans during World War I? The resource does just that! Scholars view different prominent pistols and cutting-edge technologies Germans used during World War I,...
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Austro-Hungarian Pistols of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Guns militaries used during World War I varied by country. An engaging episode of a larger series explains in detail the pistols used in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Individuals view a demonstration, learn about the pistol's connection...
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Prepping for a World War I Test

For Teachers 10th
Review your WWI unit with this helpful resource. Young historians group up, complete a series of web-based activities, take a pop quiz, and examine the contents of a trunk considering items that would be most important during WWI. The...
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Technology in World War One

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils research the types of technology and weapons used in World War I. They form groups representing countries and simulate an arms auction each bidding for the weapons of their choice. They compare their research to the auction outcome.
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Propaganda Posters

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Don't be put off by the fact that the World War I propaganda posters in this packet are Canadian and some of them are even in French. All the better, in fact, to see the techniques. The richly detailed plan has instructors model...
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World War I Weapons and Technology

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders determine the importance of military technologies. In this World War I lesson, 9th graders listen to a lecture that features the technological innovations of the war. Students then conduct further research on particular...
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America in World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What were the real motivations behind America's entrance into World War I? Beginning with a review of American neutrality at the onset of the Great War, this engaging video details the profound effects of the war on the home front,...