Engage your students in learning about the U.S. assembly line process with an exciting project-based task.
Assembly Line Factory Simulation Project = Fun!
Are you ready to take your classroom on an assembly line adventure? Show them the efficiency and inner workings of the American assembly line with a toy factory simulation project!
This fun and engaging resource pack is designed for elementary students learning about the assembly line process pioneered during the Industrial Revolution. Students will work in teams to design and build a toy using an assembly line process. They’ll also discover how this new production method improved efficiency and reduced factory costs, helping the United States become a world leader in manufacturing.
Discover the Invention of the Assembly Line
The American assembly line process was first invented by Henry Ford in 1913. It reduced the time it took to produce a car from 12 hours to under 3 hours. This new production method meant that more cars could be produced at a lower cost, increasing the number of manufactured goods.
This resource pack is perfect for teachers who want to show their students how the assembly line process changed manufacturing across the country. It is the perfect way to introduce students to this important historical event using hands-on activities that are both engaging and fun.
No Prep Industrial Revolution Lesson Plans
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This resource was created by Ali Endlich, a teacher in South Carolina and Teach Starter Collaborator.