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Showing Grade 10, Unit 3a, Industrial Revolutions
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Industrial Revolution: Modern History Sourcebook

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook14.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This website links to primary sources related to the Industrial Revoltuion that have been reviewed and selected by Peter Halsall from Fordham University. Included are sources related to engineering improvements, social and political effects of industry, and literary responses to these effects. Standards 8.12.4, 8.12.5, 8.12.6, 8.12.9, 10.3.1, 10.3.2, 10.3.3, and 10.3.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3747

Industry and Invention

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/lj/victorian_britainlj/index.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Victorian Britain experienced dramatic economic growth but at great social cost. Discover more about the winners and losers in the race to prosperity. Find out how heroic cartoons and the novels of Charles Dickens can help the historian piece together a picture of the past. Standards 10.3.1, 10.3.2, and 10.3.4

Comments: There are primary and secondary sources, a game and quiz for each section.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1727

Part I: Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall and Rise of Thomas Alva Edison

http://www.npr.org/programs/lnfsound/stories/990129.stories.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a sound recording of a short radio play about Thomas Edison. The sounds in the story range from the first ever recorded words to diamond discs cut in 1927. Some of these archival artifacts are worn by time and play. But listen and you will hear some of the oldest sound recordings that exist. Standards 2.5, 8.12.9, 10.3.2, and 11.5.6

Comments: You will need Real Audio to hear the recordings.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2410

Part II: Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall and Rise of Thomas Alva Edison

http://www.npr.org/programs/lnfsound/stories/990205.stories.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a sound recording of the second part of a short radio play about Thomas Edison. The sounds in the story range from the first ever recorded words to diamond discs cut in 1927. Some of these archival artifacts are worn by time and play. But listen and you will hear some of the oldest sound recordings that exist anywhere. Standards 2.5, 8.12.9, 10.3.2, and 11.5.6

Comments: You need Read Audio to hear the recordings at this site.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2411

The Victorian Web

http://www.victorianweb.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are excellent sources supporting study of the whole Victorian Era. There are sections on literature, politics, visual arts, economics, women's issues, religion, science and technology. Standards 10.3.6 and 10.3.7

Comments: This is a very good search engine and an excellent group of links

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3109

Trade Union Movement in Great Britain

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/TU.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Spartacus Encyclopedia site has links to readable information about labor unions in 19th century Britain. Included is content about leaders of the trade union movement, the various types of unions, the legislation that was enacted, important events and issues, and articles from British labor journals and newspapers. Standard 10.3.4

Comments: This site was recommended by the journal of the Organization of American Historians.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3748

Transatlantic Cable Communications

http://collections.ic.gc.ca/cable/intro.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Telecommunications is the process of communicating over a long distance. Most modern forms of telecommunications involve sending a signal of electrical, electromagnetic or optical energy from one location to another via telephone or television. Electrical telecommunications began with the invention of the telegraph. The telegraph enabled detailed messages to be sent instantaneously between two locations. Learn about the science and history of the telegraph and the cable that allowed people to communicate instantly across an ocean. Standards 8.12.9 and 10.3.2

Comments: This Canadian site reminds us that other Americans played a critical role in the expansion of global communications technology. The maps add an important visual argument for why this occurred.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 3192

Women in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales

http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/lesson7.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has diaries, primary text items and pictures from factories and mines during the early Industrial Revolution. The Women in World History Proejct leader organized the site to be useful to students by connecting the text and pictures and providing background. Standard 10.3.4

Comments: This site is specifically designed for the high school classroom by the Women in World History Project.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3498

Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company and Museum

http://www.wright-brothers.org

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Fly away to this museum that covers the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the invention of the airplane, and man's first flights. Try hands-on aviation adventures or virtual expeditions, check out some of the Wright brothers' early models and much more. Standards 8.12.9 and 10.3.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3551

British Textile Industry

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Textiles.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a complete history of the British textile industry from the domestic system to the 1950s. It includes information on the inventors, inventions, and interviews with factory workers. Standards 10.3.2 and 10.3.4

Comments: Excellent resource for research projects on workers during the Industrial Revolution.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 454

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