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Eli Whitney's Patent for the Cotton GinLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Young scholars review the U.S. patent laws by researching Eli Whitney's petition for a renewal on his cotton gin patent. They examine documents to assess the impact of the cotton gin, role-play the patent hearing and discuss the effects...
Lesson 3/3 - Society and Culture in the New RepublicLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
Here is part three of a fine three-part series which covers the period after the American Revolutionary War. Topics covered include Eli Whitney and the cotton gin, Congress' abolishing the importation of slaves in 1808, shifting patterns...
Technology: Mass Production and StandardizationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore standardization and mass production by creating verbal visual vocabulary tables. They discover how industrial inventions increase profits for businesses. Students create three-tiered definition concept trails using...
Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market RevolutionLesson Planet
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...
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial EnglandLesson Planet
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...
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Plantation LifeLesson Planet
6th - 8th
What was plantation life like in the Deep South? If your pupils can recall a few tidbits from lecture, they're sure to win this fun review game. They answer 15 questions all related to southern life, plantation owners, and slavery.
Discovering Gravity: What Goes Up Must Come DownLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students observe falling objects. In this instructional activity about gravity, students work in groups to determine how objects fall. Students determine speed of objects falling and whether weight is a factor. Students understand the...