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Industrial Revolution: Movers, Shakers, and Skyscrapers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Industrial Revolution marked a shift in American economy and society, but how? Study the details of the Industrial Revolution, including the major players and economic forces behind the change in culture, with a collection of...
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P.O.V.'s Borders Picture Project: Lesson 1 - Air

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take photos of human activities that impact air quality. Collaborative groups present one of the photographs, identifying how the activity contributes to air quality and what can be done to minimize the impact. As one in a series of...
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Classroom Activities for The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA 15-page packet includes detailed plans for three activities related to Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. To gather background information, class members research topics and create a newspaper page reporting their findings. After finishing...
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Curriculum Guide to: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewAn 18-page curriculum guide for Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice consists of five lessons. The first plan asks readers to compare the manners, social behaviors, and class issues in Austen's novel to today's. Next, pupils examine a...
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On This Day: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire change modern working conditions? The engaging resource explains conditions that contributed to the tragic fire, the workers affected by it, and how it changed labor laws and working...
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Working in Birmingham's Iron Industry

For Teachers 4th
What did railroads, iron, and industry contributed to Birmingham's successful growth? The lesson explains how the iron industry worked. It also describes how the location of Birmingham and its proximity to railroads. played a key role in...
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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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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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DBQ - Document-Based Questions

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Examine the perspective of a rural woman through a quote from Lucy Larcom's A New England Girlhood. In the passage, she discusses the lure of factory work. Pupils read the excerpt and respond to two document-based questions.
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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 plan in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the...
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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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Study Guide: The Growth of Industry

For Students 7th - 8th
Before you hand out a test on the economics, technology, and business of industrial growth, pass out a hand study guide. Learners will be able to focus on key players, events, vocabulary, and concepts related to the Industrial Revolution. 
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Study Guide: America at the Turn of the Century

For Students 9th - 12th
America changed a lot as the 20th century dawned. Budding historians can use this study guide to prepare for an end-of-the-chapter review. There are 15 vocabulary words, eight places of significance, five important people, 14 topics to...
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The Progressive Era

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders utilize the SOAP method to analyze a work of art and relate it to what they know about the Progressive Era and the reasons why cities changed and the ways in which cities changed during the end of the 19th century. They...
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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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The Pre-Civil War Era (1815–1850)

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive U.S. history worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about 19th century America. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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The New Imperialism: 1869-1914

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in...
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Industrialization Spreads: From Britain to the World

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Looking for that perfect slide show, the one that makes your day so much easier? If you're teaching a unit on the spread of Industrialization, its causes, effects, and key players, then look no further. This is a text-driven presentation...
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The Incorporation of America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The incorporation and industrialization of America is covered in this image-rich slide show. While text is limited, there is no shortage of great images showing the progression and causes of American Industrialization. Perfect...
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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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Delta Boeing 777-200LR Assembly

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This musical montage-style video shows how a Delta Boeing 777 airplane is manufactured. It takes a combination of machines, engineering, and assembly-line production to put together this impressive flying machine. Ask your class what...
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Car Assembly Line

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Visit a Mercedes assembly line as cars are put together with precision. Unlike other car production lines, this assembly is driven by technicians' hands, precision, and detail. This video can be used to show the reasons why some...