History KS3 / GCSE: The Industrial Revolution

Andrew Marr tells the story of Britain’s Industrial Revolution.

He explores the context and triggers, the inventions and innovations that powered the revolution.

He also looks at the important economic, political and social consequences.

This is from the series: Andrew Marr's History of the World

Teacher Notes

Students could create a range of 'cause and consequence' revision cards about the Industrial Revolution.

Causes could include the impact of coal and the impact of the railways.

Consequences could include the impact of the factories and the impact of social and political changes.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching History at KS3 and KS4/GCSE in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and National 5 and Higher in Scotland.

This topic appears in OCR, AQA, WJEC in England and Wales, CCEA GCSE in Northern Ireland and SQA Scotland.

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