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24 resources with the concept the printing press

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Ben Across the Curriculum: Elementary School

For Teachers K - 5th
Benjamin Franklin, statesman, inventor, President is the subject of a collection targeting young historians. The interdisciplinary lesson plans were originally designed to accompany the 2018 international traveling exhibition, “Benjamin...
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Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What do potatoes, printing, and plague have to do with the global distribution of humans? An informative video explores globalization from the earliest migration of humans to today with a focus on these three common elements that prompt...
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Breakthrough Inventions: A Closer Look at Inventions That Changed Our World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
With great technology comes great responsibility. Scholars learn about inventions that have had a huge impact on society, including cars, cameras, televisions, the printing press, the radio, computers, light bulbs, and signals...
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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Medieval China: Crash Course History of Science #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval Chinese scientists were the masters of invention! Explore the wonders of the Far East through the eighth installment in a 15-part History of Science series. The resource covers contributions to science and technology by dynasty,...
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Italian City-States

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Check out this packet of worksheets involving mapping activities, vocabulary logging, reading and comprehending informational texts, etc., which focuses on Italian city-states during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. There are also...
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Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use library or online resources to create time lines on the life of Johannes Gutenberg and tell the impact his invention, the printing press, had on the development of newspapers.
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Johann Gutenberg

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After the countdown, The series "The 100 Most Influential People of the Millennium" ends with the number one most influential person in the last 1000 years. Johann Gutenberg is selected because of his invention of the printing press.
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Designing Illuminated Text

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine illuminated manuscripts from the Gutenberg Bible. Using the examples, they use the internet to explore the effects of the printing press on the value of literature and art. They create their own illuminated initial...
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Learning the Printing Trade

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore U.S. History by reading biographical text in class. In this Benjamin Franklin instructional activity, students read about the famous American's first job and the transition he underwent from printing to politics....
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Invention Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the impact of the printing press on the Renaissance. They examine how the invention of the printing press continues to influence our lives today. They trace the development of other communication technologies from the...
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The Printing Press

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore importance of Johannes Gutenberg's invention of the printing press during the Renaissance by copying short poem or sentences and using pre-arranged alphabet stamps to make copies.
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The Reformation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify key events of the Reformation. They recognize the impact of religion during the Middle Ages.
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Printing Press

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate the impact of the printing press on society.  In this printing press instructional activity, students discuss occupations and industries that have grown up due to the invention of the printing press.  Students work...
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Creating Context: The Printing Press as Impetus

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the invention of the Gutenberg printing press and its effect on society. In groups, they research how much the press enabled various revolutions around the globe. They also identify the causes and effects of each...
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Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the Italian Rensissance in this six lessons unit. The prominent citizens, the ideas, values, art, philosophy, and literature of the are seen as a rediscovery of Ancient Greek and Roman times.
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Search, Discover, Discuss

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use the internet to answer questions about Gutenberg's invention. As a class, they discuss their findings about society and technology in the late Middle Ages. They discover the influence of a certain group of people in...
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Exhibiting Your Knowledge

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars are introduced to the various museum functions. In groups, they create a traveling exhibition based on Gutenberg's invention and the first printed book. They share their exhibition with the class and answer any questions...
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What Do You See? What Do You Think?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students review the implications of the printing of the Gutenberg Bible. Using a page from the Bible, they compare and contrast it with one that was handwritten. They use the internet to discover Gutenberg's model and marketing strategy...
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Getting the Word Out: From Gutenberg's Press to Zines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the effects of Gutenberg's printing press on the world. Using this information, they create their own Zines or internet magazines about a social issue of their choice. They share their magazine with the class for...
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What's The Big Deal?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the role of the Gutenberg press and its effect on society. Using this information, they write a persuasive paper discussing which form of copying is easier to mass produce. They share their opinions with the class...
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How Did We Arrive at the Printed Book?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, in cooperative learning groups, research the development of book printing. After examining a story written on a scroll, an accordion book, and a printed copy, they evaluate them according to a certain criteria and...
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Spreading the Word

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research and discuss the importance of Gail Borden and his printing press to the history of Texas. They write a newspaper article from Gail Borden's viewpoint.
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The Invention of the Printing Press

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are guided through a series of websites which teach about the history of printing, the invention of the printing press, the trials of Johann Gutenberg, and advancements in printing. This 20 question multiple choice quiz is...