Ecological effects of industrial revolution

Museum

http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/places/se02/index.shtml Buckeye Furnace is a reconstructed charcoal-fired iron blast furnace originally built in 1852.

http://www.thehenryford.org/education/industrialRevolution.aspx Impact of Technology and Innovations during Industrial Revolution by experiencing the transition from small farms and shops of the 18th and 19th centuries to the large industrial complexes of today.

http://americanhistory.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibition.cfm?key=38&exkey=51 Engines of Change introduces some of the people and machines that were part of this great transformation of change.

Websites

http://industrialrevolution.sea.ca/innovations.html Technologies are discussed that occurred during the Industrial Revolution to improve production. http://www.worldcoal.org/coal-the-environment/coal-mining-the-environment/ Coal mining and the how it affects the environment. http://www.worldcoal.org/coal-the-environment/climate-change/ Global greenhouse emissions, coal and climate change. http://www.catf.us/publications/reports/Cradle_to_Grave.pdf The environmental impact from coal mining.

http://www.nps.gov/lowe/index.htm Uncover the Industrial Revolution through interactive exhibits at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum, and see the operating power looms.

http://www.millerandlevine.com/km/evol/Moths/moths.html Example of evolution working through the process of natural selection caused by a changing habitat linked to the industrial revolution.

http://ecology.com/features/industrial_revolution/index.html The Industrial Revolution marked a major turning point in Earth’s ecology and humans’ relationship with their environment.

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/biology/evolution/genetics/naturalselection.html A complete text explaining evolution by the process of natural selection.

http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange1/current/lectures/selection/selection.html Explanation of Natural Selection.

http://bsgran.people.wm.edu/melanism.pdf Peppered moth selection analysis.

Journal Article

Oakes, Elizabeth H. "Newcomen, Thomas." A to Z of STS Scientists. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2002. Science Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE41&SID=5&iPin= azsts0137&SingleRecord=True http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE40&SID=5&iPin= azsts0137&SingleRecord=True. With the invention of this atmospheric steam engine, the Industrial Revolution used coal as fuel.

Barber, Nigel. "Ethical Issues of Air Pollution ." Encyclopedia of Ethics in Science and Technology. Facts On File, Inc., 2002. Science Online. Facts On File, Inc.

http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE40&SID=5&iPin= ethics0008&SingleRecord=True http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE40&SID=5&iPin= ethics0008&SingleRecord=True. Major environmental polluters feel little sense of legal liability for pollution causing ill health and habitat destruction.

Hopkins, William G. "photosynthesis and the environment." Photosynthesis and Respiration, The Green World. New York: Chelsea House Publishing, 2006. Science Online. Facts On File, Inc.

http://fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE41&SID=5&iPin= GWPR0006&SingleRecord=True http://fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE40&SID=5&iPin= GWPR0006&SingleRecord=True. Since Industrial Revolution, the human population has put increased pressure on the biosphere.

Rosen, Joe, and Lisa Quinn Gothard. "greenhouse effect." Encyclopedia of Physical Science. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2009. Science Online. Facts On File, Inc.

http://fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE41&SID=5&iPin= EPS0098&SingleRecord=True

http://fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE40&SID=5&iPin= EPS0098&SingleRecord=True. Explanation of greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases, and energy transfers.

Barber, Nigel. "ethical implications of the Industrial Revolution." Encyclopedia of Ethics in Science and Technology. Facts On File, Inc., 2002. Science Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE41&SID=5&iPin= ethics0217&SingleRecord=True http://fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE40&SID=5&iPin= ethics0217&SingleRecord=True. The increased burning of fossil fuels by industry and transportation resulted in pollution to destroy ecosystems and create health problems.

PowerPoint Presentations

http://americanhistory.pppst.com/industrialrevolution.html

http://www.birdville.k12.tx.us/Instruction/ss2/SS%20Resources/8th%20Grade%20Links/Results%20of%20Industrial%20Rev..ppt#256,1, Results of the Industrial Revolution

http://www.mrberlin.com/7th/Growth_Prosperity/cotton_gin.ppt#261,1 Cotton Gin

Simulation

http://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/pepperedmoth.html Simulations of peppered moth population due to predation and ecological changes.

YouTube video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWiv5QAZAJM Human Induced Climate Change - Ian Plimer (part 4 of 5)

Book Chapter

Sakolsky, Josh . Critical Perspectives on the Industrial Revolution. New York: Rosen Publishing, 2005. A collection of articles which examines the Industrial Revolution. Chapter 2 Science, Technology, and Society: A Changing World.

Books

Stalcup, Brenda. The Industrial Revolution. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2002. A collection of articles which examines the causes, the spread of inventions and impact of the Industrial Revolution.

Outman, James L. and Elisabeth M. Industrial Revolution: Primary Sources. Detroit: UXL, 2003. A book presenting works, speeches and testimony from which one gains an insight into the period. Evans, Chris and Goran Ryden. The Industrial Revolution in Iron: The Impact of British Coal Technologyin Nineteenth-Century Europe. London: Ashgate, 1988. Print. Hester, Ronald and Roy Harrison. Mining and its Environmental Impact. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry, 1994. Print.

Film/DVD

Coal Country. Director Phylis Geller. 2001, Liason Distribution, DVD. http://www.coalcountrythemovie.com/ Reveals the truth about modern coal mining in America.

A Forest Returns: The Success Story of Ohio's Only National Forest as told by Ora E. Anderson. Producer Jean Andrews. Ohio Landscape Production, Inc. 2005. DVD. Documentary about the establishment of Wayne National Forest in Southeastern Ohio.http://www.ohiolandscape.org/09Forest.html

Thesis Document number: ohiou1121272350. http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=ohiou1121272350 Research paper and videotaped production of Ora Anderson about the beginnings of Wayne National Forest.

Gerald Nelson