The Power of Innovation: Inventors of the Industrial Revolution


Resource ID#: 152388 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 45 Minute(s)
Keywords: Second Industrial Revolution, Thomas Edison, telegraph, Samuel Morse, Morse Code, Alexander Graham Bell, Lewis Howard Latimer, Granville T. Woods, War of the Currents, George Westinghouse, Nikola Tesla, phonograph, Elisha Otis, Sarah Goode, Jan Matzeliger, Madame C.J. Walker, Charles Goodyear, Henry Ford, assembly line, Wright brothers, Industrial Revolution, US History, history, inventions, inventors, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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