ERIC Number: ED467468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Teacher's Guide.
National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
This teacher's guide contains activities to use in conjunction with a site visit to the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (Elverson, Pennsylvania). The guide provides diagrams of the furnace, a cold-blast smelting operation, and the furnace operation. It presents a timeline of iron production from ancient times through contemporary times. The guide offers nearly 50 pages of activities about the Hopewell Furnace site, from crossword puzzles to vocabulary to historical activities to a visualization activity. (BT)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Foundries, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Metal Industry, Primary Sources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA 19520. Tel: 610-582-8773; Fax: 610-582-2768; e-mail: HOFU_Superintendent@nps.gov. For full text: http://www.nps.gov/hofu/teachers/index.html/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.