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Age of Great Inventions
Age of Great Inventions

Age of Great Inventions Assignments & Activities

Available to teachers only as part of the Great Inventions of the Gilded Age Teacher Pass


Great Inventions of the Gilded Age Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Assignments & Activities

In 1893, Americans celebrated the 400-year anniversary of Columbus's arrival by imagining the "new" new world that technology would create. In this exercise your students will explore the White City, consider its message regarding technology, and...
Transcendentalist philosopher argued that more communication was not necessarily better communication. People would be wiser to explore nature and themselves in pursuit of truth rather than engage in meaningless superficial talk. In this exercise...