This product contains a PowerPoint and corresponding note taker along with 6 center rotation activities to teach students all about the industrial revolution.
The PowerPoint is a 21 slide presentation and corresponding note taker that teaches students all about the industrial revolution. It discusses the changes in manufacturing and changes in transportation. It goes through the history of Samuel Slater, Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin, interchangeable parts, mass production, Francis Cabot Lowell, the horse-drawn reaper, John Deere and the steel plow, steamboats, canals, and railroads and the steam locomotive. A corresponding note taker allows students to take notes through a fill in the blank note taker while still paying attention to the PowerPoint and lesson.
The 6 center rotation activities are very engaging and fun. The centers include the following:
1. Introduction to Industrial Revolution
2. Canals & the Steamboat
3. Transcontinental Railroad
4. Eli Whitney & the Cotton Gin
5. Telegraph and Morse Code
6. Industrial Revolution Vocabulary: textile, interchangeable parts, mass production, productivity, and entrepreneur
Students will love these centers because each one is different and very engaging. The centers include a wide range of activities including reading passages and answering questions, watching videos and taking notes, coloring pictures, reading biographies, creating and filling out foldables, and much more!
QR codes and web links are provided. This allows students to access the websites and videos on their devices or on a computer or laptop.
Handouts needed for each center are also provided.
I hope you and your students find this resource fun and helpful! Please remember to leave feedback!