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Showing Grade 10, Unit 3a, Industrial Revolutions
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Marie Curie

http://www.aip.org/history/curie/contents.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Marie Curie was a famous scientist. She received a Nobel Prize for her discovery of polonium and radium in 1898 and a second Nobel prize, this time for Chemistry, in 1911 for determining the atomic weight of Radium. During World War I she pioneered the use of X-rays for the soldiers, and also the use of radiotherapy as a treatment for cancer. Standard 10.3.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2095

National Inventors Hall of Fame

http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/1_0_0_hall_of_fame.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site comes from a science museum located in Ohio. It includes pictures and biographies of American inventors and inventions. Standard 2.5, 3.4.6, 8.12.9, and 10.3.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1764

Railways in the 19th Century

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a complete history of the British railway system. It is indexed according to the people and companies who built it to the different railway lines and the various railroad engines. Standard 10.3.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2566

Spotlight Biography: Inventors

http://smithsonianeducation.org/spotlight/inventors1.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a brief description of the life and inventions of 10 of America's most famous inventors written by the Smithsonian. Included are links to other inventors and to web sites with more information on these men. Standard 2.5, 8.12.9, and 10.2.3

Comments: The site is embedded with links to things that describe or picture the information given.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2824

The Dream of Flight

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/wb-home.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: n December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made the world's first sustained, powered, and controlled flight in a heavier-than-air flying machine, thereby realizing one of mankind's oldest and most persistent aspirations -- human flight. The Dream of Flight honors that achievement, using the Library's rarest and most significant materials to explore the notion that flight, whether fanciful or actual, has inspired and occupied a central place in most cultures. Standards 8.12.9 and 10.3.2

Comments: These are incredible primary sources from the Smithsonian.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2997

The Poor Law

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/s13.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are thirteen primary source selections about life among the poor in Britain during the Industrial Revolution. There is emphasis on the workhouse system that was established by the 1834 Poor Laws. Standards 10.3.3 and 10.3.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3066

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

http://africanhistory.about.com/library/weekly/aa080601a.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This History Net article provides a map, charts and information about the Trans-Atlantic slave trade from 1440 to 1900. Standards 7.11.2, 7.11.3, and 10.3.4

Comments: This is part of a series of articles on slavery.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3094

Working Hours of Women in Factories

http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/www/ctich/eastside/hours10.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes an early 1900 work schedule and describes the conditions of women working long hours in various factories. It also includes a bell schedule for women in factories (early 1900's). It refers mainly to New York Factories. Standard 8.12.6, 10.3.4, and 11.2.1

Comments: This resource is at grade level for eighth grade readers but has no graphics.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3507

Child Labor

http://www.victorianweb.org/history/hist8.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The practice of child labor played an important role in the Industrial Revolution from its outset. The abuses and the early attempts to legislate it in England are examined here. Standard 10.3.4

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 627

Godey's Ladies Book

http://www.history.rochester.edu/godeys/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Look at the Victorian Age through the pages of one the most popular magazines of the time. These online editions from the 1850's show us the styles, interests and concerns of fashionable ladies of the time who represented the new social elite created by the industrial revolution. Standards 10.3.3 and 8.12.4

Comments: Great primary resource to look at the lives of upper and middle class women and their concerns.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1394

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