001 - Seeds of Change
What is a revolution?
What conditions helped create the industrial revolution in England?
- Primary Industry
- Secondary Industry
Define the word above using the useful link below.
Activity One - Skills
Part of studying in Individuals and Societies is about learning key skills. The ability to interpret graphs and images and to extract information from sources is a crucial element of the discipline. By answering the following questions using the information in the 'Useful Resources' box you will learn what the Industrial Revolution was and when it began.
- Describe what is happening in Image One below. Remember to state the obvious first and then illustrate what you thoughts with data.
- Using the YouTube clip what was the Industrial Revolution.
- Discuss the possible reasons for this change with your neighbour and then write those reasons down in your book.
- Looking at the photographs in Image Two, what do they suggest the industrial revolution was like?
Activity Two - Watch
It is important to know what where the key events in industry to make such a revolutionary change to society.
- Take a piece of A3 paper.
- Write 'Industrial Revolution' in the middle of the page.
- Watch the clip below and mind map different elements of the industrial revolution. It would be good to write the causes, impacts and case studies in different colours.
Activity Three - Research
While the Industrial Revolution was caused by key advancements in technology there were other catalysts.
- Read the article below in the 'Useful Resources' section and bullet point the other possible causes that created an environment of change onto lined paper.
- In your opinion, what was the key cause of the Industrial Revolution?
- Write no more than 500 words to justify your choice.
- Try and use the traditional five paragraph essay approach.
- You need to include evidence.
- Bibliography is essential.
- You will be assessed on this using Criterion A, C and D.