001 - Seeds of Change

Factual Question

What is a revolution?

What conditions helped create the industrial revolution in England?

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Key Terminology

  • Revolution
  • Primary Industry
  • Secondary Industry
Define the word above using the useful link below.

Useful Link

Activity One - Discuss

A graph to show the changes in textile production  in England.

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  1. Describe what is happening in the graph above.
  2. Discuss the possible reasons for this change with your neighbour and then write those reasons down in your book.
  3. Looking at the images below, what do they suggest the industrial revolution was like?
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Activity Two - Watch

Take a piece of A3 paper and write 'Industrial Revolution' in the middle. As you watch the clip below mind map different elements of the industrial revolution. Write the causes, impacts and case studies in different colours.

BBC - Industrial Revolution




Activity Three - Research

While the Industrial Revolution was caused by key advancements in technology there were other catalysts. Read the articles below in the 'Useful Resources' section and bullet point the other possible causes that created an environment of change.

Useful Resources