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220 resources with the concept the industrial revolution

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Queen Victoria Timeline

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Queen Victoria was born in 1819, and died in 1901. What happened in between? A blank timeline prompts young historians to note the major events that occurred in nineteenth-century Britain during the 82 years of Queen Victoria's life.
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The Victorians Pack

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Victorian era? Images of crowded factories and lavish palaces may come to mind—and both would be accurate. Learn more about Britain during the 64-year reign of Queen Victoria with a series of informational...
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Political Theory - William Morris

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An item that lasts forever becomes truly priceless. The video teaches about the political theories pondered by William Morris. Featuring primary sources, visual aids, and an interesting narrative, scholars are both entertained and...
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Gibbons vs. Ogden

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who has the authority? Viewers investigate the case of Gibbons vs. Ogden. They examine the issue of a Supremacy Clause in determining what powers the federal government would have over trade in the United States. This is the seventh...
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US History Summer Instructional Packet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you boil the historical, cultural, and political events and movements from the last 150 years into a descriptive study guide? You don't have to—it's right here! A thorough resource includes informative text, discussion questions,...
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The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Reluctance to accept new technology is not a unique attribute to the 21st century. An informative video from Crash Course World History covers the rollout of the transcontinental railroad during the Industrial Revolution, and whether or...
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An Introduction to Eric Hobsbawm’s The Age Of Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the ways that the exploited class has influenced our modern lives with a short study of Eric Hobsbawm's The Age of Revolution: 1789 - 1848. High schoolers discuss the Marxist perspective of how the Industrial Revolution and the...
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Income and Wealth Inequality

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Industrial Revolution and globalization have been a triumph in the developed nations, but served to widen and accelerate the wealth gap between the richest and poorest countries in the world. Explore the differences between the...
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Specialization and Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do companies work better when everyone works on everything, or when each person or department focuses on one specialized task? Explore the benefits of specialization and trade in the modern global economy with a explanatory video.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Replies to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
President Abraham Lincoln may not be the first name that comes up when discussing scientific advancement in the last two centuries, but Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson believes that Lincoln's efforts during the Civil War paved the way...
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Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Could you live without your phone? What about cars, steel, or clothing? Class groups collaborate to produce presentations that argue that either the telephone, the gramophone, the automobile, the textile industry, or the steel industry...
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A Christmas Carol Educator Resource Guide

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Heed Charles Dickens' warning of misusing one's life from A Christmas Carol and don't miss the opportunity offered by a resource that prepares learners for this epic tale. Packed with information and lesson ideas, the guide offers...
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Isn’t It Exciting? (The American Industrial Revolution and Urbanization)

For Teachers 6th
America was built on the ingenuity, work ethic, and foresight of our ancestors. Sixth graders learn about the complex Gilded Age in American history, including the prominent inventors and captains of industry, and how they all connect...
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Urban Politics: Machines and Reformers

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Take a trip to the turn of the twentieth century with a resource about industrialism in America. With primary source documents and focus questions, learners think about the ways that government groups and organizations paved the way for...
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Population Pyramids: Powerful Predictors of the Future

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a very interesting visual for analyzing a country's shift from a pre-industrial society to one with an industrial or post-industrial economy. The video explains how a population pyramid is used to track a country's position in...
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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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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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Old Stone House Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From stagecoach to railroad tracks, your class will discover how advancements in travel in the United States during the nineteenth century played an integral role in the industrialization and development of American society. The main...
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How It's Made - Neon Signs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's amazing! Neon signs are hand blown and filled with argon and neon gas to create a variety of colors. Watch how neon signs are made and discover the science behind the process. Show this in your chemistry or physical science class to...
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China's Rising Labor Movement

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians will explore the complex causes and effects of industrialization in China by perusing the numerous articles included in this webpage. Throughout the resource, there are many writing and discussion prompts to help direct...
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The Four Revolutions of the 18th Century: Industrial, Demographic, Agricultural, and French

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In need of lecture notes that will help you and your learners? Here you'll find a presentation that covers four major revolutions occurring in the 1800's; The French Revolution, The Industrial Revolution, the agricultural revolution, and...
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The Lowell Experience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Visiting a modern city with a historic past is a wonderful way to show learners how places and technology progresses. Take a visual trip to Lowell Massachusetts and learn about the historic center of textile mill production during the...
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Lord Shaftesbury

For Teachers 7th - 8th
One of the negative effects of the Industrial Revolution was the advent of child labor. Discover the good deeds and law making powers held by Lord Shaftesbury. Each slide describes his life and his contributions to child welfare,...
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Fun-Factory - NOT!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design a solution to a problem based on the Industrial Revolution. In this design lesson plan, students come up with architectural designs and present them to teachers in a simulated factory.