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Ch 11: NES: Industrialization

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Take a look at how inventions and innovations began changing the world during the Industrial Revolution. The video lessons in this chapter can broaden the scope of your knowledge and prepare you for NES Middle Grades Social Science test questions.

NES: Industrialization - Chapter Summary

Study the fundamentals of the Industrial Revolution as you get ready for the NES Middle Grades Social Science teacher certification examination. While working through the chapter's lessons, you'll examine the history and effects of the Industrial Revolution. The individual video lessons explore the ways in which industrialization originated in Great Britain but eventually spread around the globe. Discover how the advent of engineering and manufacturing processes in the 1700s and 1800s led to the production of textiles, machinery, steam engines and technology. Once you've absorbed the information in this chapter, you could:

  • Understand the origins of Great Britain's political reforms
  • Outline the reasons for and specific inventions of the first Industrial Revolution
  • Describe the effects of the Industrial Revolution on communities and lifestyles
  • Explain how Great Britain became an industrial leader
  • Provide details of the spread of industrialization throughout the world

These self-paced video lesson topics are fun to watch and easy to absorb, especially if you've covered the topics in your previous studies. Use these lessons as a tutorial while you prepare to do well on the NES Middle Grades Social Science examination for teacher certification. Well-learned instructors present the above concepts, and experts can answer your questions. Handy features include navigational video tags as well as rewind and pause options. Quizzes and a chapter exam can be printed out and used as extra learning tools for those spare moments.

NES: Industrialization Chapter Objectives

During the History content domain of the computerized NES Middle Grades Social Science examination, you'll encounter questions on industrialization topics. For example, you may be asked about the dispersion of industry throughout the world. Since you will have studied this and other topics in this chapter, you should be able to confidently answer these questions on your way to earning a social science teaching endorsement. With 150 multiple-choice questions, the examination is divided into four content domains. The History domain is worth 50% of the score. You'll have three hours to complete the assessment.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: NES: Industrialization
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Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

1. Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

In this lesson we explore the political developments of eighteenth-century Britain, from the formation and union of Great Britain to the political reforms and ideologies of Edmund Burke and William Pitt the Younger.

Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

2. Causes of the First Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

The Industrial Revolution was a period when new sources of energy, such as coal and steam, were used to power new machines designed to reduce human labor and increase production. The move to a more industrial society would forever change the face of labor.

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

3. Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary

Although many factors influenced the first Industrial Revolution, the progress made by several inventors was essential. In this lesson, learn about the innovators who helped to spur the Industrial Revolution forward.

Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

4. Urbanization & Other Effects of the Industrial Revolution: Social & Economic Impacts

The Industrial Revolution had a lasting effect on class structure, urbanization and lifestyle. In this lesson, we will learn how the Industrial Revolution changed various aspects of European society.

Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

5. Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution

In this lesson, we will explore the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. We will look at reasons for Britain's industrial leadership, trends in its industry, and the results of industrialization on British society.

Industrialization Spreads Around the World

6. Industrialization Spreads Around the World

In this lesson, we will learn about how industrialization spread from Great Britain to other parts of the world. We will highlight key terms, figures, and developments in this process.

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