The Industrial Revolution improved technology so significantly that social structures and the world economy would be changed forever. This resource examines technological developments during the era. A brief history of the Industrial Revolution first provides contextual background. This is followed by technological achievements within individual fields, such as power, textiles, transport, communications, and other industries. The resource concludes by examining the changes to labor and the workplace that were brought about by the Industrial Revolution. Students of the digital age will be fascinated to read about the technological achievements during this earlier similarly pivotal, transformative, and revolutionary period in history.
Series: The History of Technology
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1170
ISBN: 9781508100409 (E-book)