|Why were so many
people on the move between 1750 and 1900?
What is demography?
What is urban and what is rural?
What are birth rate and death rate?
What is a census?
Why did the population of Britain increase during the Industrial
What was the Great Irish Famine?
Why did people migrate during the Industrial Revolution?
What changes were made in transport over land, quality of roads
and transport by sea?
What were some of the political, economic, social and cultural consequences
of the railways?
|From Country to Town. Think
questions page 4. Using Excel create a graph of demographic
change in Britain during the Industrial Revolution and answer
the Think questions on page 6. Using Publisher complete
the first two 'Demographic Change' cards (Step 1). Print the
cards out and stick them in your book.
In notebooks answer question 'Why did the population of
Britain increase during the Industrial Revolution?' from worksheet.
'For I was tired of England Sir' Watch the video: History File Britain 1750
- 1900, Migration and Emigration. Complete Think
questions on page 9. Using Publisher complete
the second two 'Demographic Change' cards. (Step 2) Remember
to keep your symbols and card sizes the same. Print your cards
out and stick them in your book.
On the Move. Read pages 10-11 complete Think questions
on page 10 and four 'Improvements in Transport' cards (Step 3).
Print your cards out and stick them in your book. View
and answer questions
about the impact of the railways. Extended writing: write an
essay describing the impact of the railways.
'Thinking the Enquiry Through': overlapping diagram showing
change during the Industrial Revolution.
|Minds and Machines Chapter 1. (4-13)
Demographic change worksheet.
Get a word document of the diagrams
that explain the impact of the railways.
Best railway essays from previous years.
||Play the animation
to operate the Stevenson's Rocket, the forerunner
of all steam locomotives.
Get the text
for cards on changes in industry, farming, living and working
conditions and government and power.
See the best overlapping
diagrams from 2001, 2002 and now 2003
room team and
The BBC website has
|some excellent extension activities for those
who want to find out more.