ERIC Number: ED444893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Change in the Making: Activity Guide.
Massachusetts Univ., Lowell. Tsongas Industrial History Center.
This field trip program, three 45-minute hands-on workshops and a 30-45-minute interpretive tour, provides students with the opportunity to explore the many ways that the Industrial Revolution significantly changed modes of U.S. work, lifestyle, and land use. The workshops complement one another by exploring different aspects of these changes. Students tour the Boott Cotton Mills Museum operating weave room, the restored "mill girl" boardinghouse in the "Working People Exhibit," and play a role in the "human loom." The activity guide describes three different activities to be undertaken by visiting students. It also recommends a variety of other activities to help the teacher prepare for the class visit to the Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. The guide presents the theme, lists program objectives, furnishes connections to Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, and enumerates pre- and post-visit activities. A glossary of terms is included. (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Field Trips, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, United States History
Tsongas Industrial History Center, 400 Foot of John Street, Lowell, MA 01852; Web site: http://www.uml.edu/tsongas/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Lowell. Tsongas Industrial History Center.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts