Self-guided field trip to both Greenfield Village and Ford Rouge Factory Tour. Transition from 18th and 19th century small farms and shops to today's large industrial complexes like the Rouge. Meets curriculum requirements for grades 4-6.
This Resource is for:Educators
Theme:America's Industrial Revolution
Type of Use:Onsite Activity
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Geography; Economics; World History; Business; Environmental Education; Technology/Engineering; Cross-disciplinary Thinking; Entrepreneurial Literacy
National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies Strands I, II, IV, VII, VIII; Michigan Social Studies GLCEs: 4 - H3.0.1, H3.02, H3.0.5, H3.0.6, G5.0.1, E1.0.5; 6 - H1.2.5, H1.4.1, H1.4.2, H1.4.3, G5.1.1, G5.1.2
Grade/Age Level:Upper Elementary; Middle School; High School
Time Period:Era 2: Colonization and Settlement; Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation; Era 4: Expansion and Reform; Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction; Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 7: The Great Depression and WWII; Era 9: America in a new global age
Pricing:Free with admission. Contact the Call Center for discounted combo site pricing.
Venue:Greenfield Village; Ford Rouge Factory Tour
Tags:farm, mill, railroad, store, industry, factory, worker, artisan, inventor, innovation, Edison, Carver