Instructional Video

Beyond Wires and Pigeons - Communications in World War 1

Telegraphs and pigeons may all seem passe, but at one point in time they were at the cutting edge of technology. Explore the evolution of technology and how it affected communication during World War I. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • After watching the video, conduct a class discussion on the importance of communication during World War I 
  • Flip your class by assigning the video as homework
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of a Technology and Warfare in World War I series
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Very well-researched resource with many interesting facts and details
  • Keeps the attention of viewers with interesting narration and a variety of images 
  • None
Common Core