U.S. Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection, 1906-1971


Education Standards | Lesson Plans | Steelmaking

Education Standards

Indiana K-12 Standards

National Council for the Social Studies

National Standards for Arts Education

NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Lesson Plans

American Memory Learning Page. Information from the Library of Congress on how to incorporate their online collections into the classroom.

ArtsEdNet: The Getty's Art Education Web Site. Includes detailed lesson plans using the Getty's online resources, organized by grade level or alphabetically.

At Home in the Heartland Online. Activites for grades 3-7 using an online exhibit from the Illinois State Museum.

Chicago River Tour. Includes a "Student Site" with a virtual tour, background information, and online games relating to the Chicago River.

EDSITEment. An NEH sponsored-site with links to "the best of the humanities on the web."

Medicine and Madison Avenue. This online collection from Duke University has a section on "Suggestions for Classroom Use" to help teachers make use of primary source materials online.

NARA Digital Classroom. The National Archives and Records Administration's site with lessons using primary source documents.

Smithsonian Field Trips and Learning Resources. Includes lesson plans for the arts, science, social studies, and language arts.


42eXplore's Iron & Steel Topic Page. Links to many pages on iron and steel, including some intended for kids.

Steel - 2000 Million Years in the Making(internet archive). "A visual display of the processes in iron formation and steel production."

SteelMATTER. "An interactive website for ferrous metallurgy."

Virtual Steelworks. Extremely detailed information on how steel is made.