Friday, May 2, 2014


The Industrial Revolution, which cannot be pinned down to a specific date but continued over a period of time, completely transformed every aspect of life from health care and social life to employment and industrialization and the use of technology. What effects did this period have on people’s lives? Do your research and find out about this important period in history. Information  concerning both the causes and the effects have been provided but it is suggested you emphasize the effects. It is also suggested that you spread out your research over three days for maximum benefit.
Power point presentations to familiarize yourself with the topic:
·         “The industrial Revolution”
·         “Child labor during the Industrial Revolution”
·         “Industrial Revolution”  (This presentation will also provide you with causes you may use in the introduction to your essay)
Watch this video next and make notes:
·         “Why the industrial revolution happened here”
Reading material to annotate:
·         “Effects of the Industrial Revolution”
·         “The ecological impact of the Industrial Revolution”
·         “Effects of the Industrial Revolution”  (Click ‘keep reading’ in the right hand corner to continue)
·         “Industrial Revolution”
·         “The Industrial Revolution- Impact”
Videos to watch and make notes on
·         The Industrial revolution Explained”
·         “World studies: effects of the Industrial Revolution”
·         “What the Industrial Revolution did for us”

Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays:  

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