The Industrial Revolution

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Original objects and information from Nottingham’s major industries during the Industrial Revolution. Resource includes information on the lace industry, coal mining and ironworking, as well as first-person accounts of working in local factories and mills and contemporary map of Nottingham. Includes timeline, book of activities and information card for each item.

Box includes: index typewriter, lace shuttle and bobbins; 1930s tin toys; storage jars and bottles; miner’s kneepads; industrial belt drive and pit pony’s harness; Victorian sad iron; nineteenth century miner’s lamps and examples of ironwork and lace.

Meets National Curriculum requirement in History –

KS1 Events beyond living memory nationally or globally. Significant historical events, people and places in locality

KS2 An aspect or theme in British history that extends chronological knowledge before 1066. Local history study

KS3 Ideas, political power, industry and Empire: Britain, 1745 – 1901. Local history study

Activity pack meets National Curriculum requirement for English, Art and Design, Geography and Drama, Key Stage 1 – 3.

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