Development of Coal and Iron Lesson

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/coal-black-mineral-underground-1626368/
Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/coal-black-mineral-underground-1626368/

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the roles that coal and iron played in the Industrial Revolution. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading or research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Readings


Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.


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Extension activities