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Engineer It!

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Tsongas Industrial History Center

Lowell led the way in engineering and mechanical innovation in early industrial America. Engineers chose certain materials and incorporated simple machines into systems that solved problems to make the Lowell system “work.” Students • Collaborate in teams to… Read on... »

Industrial Watershed

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Tsongas Industrial History Center

Nineteenth-century industrial and municipal waste adversely affected the Merrimack River watershed, source of the city’s drinking water. The pollution generated by the growing industrial city had consequences that we are still learning from today. Weaving together… Read on... »

Power to Production

Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Tsongas Industrial History Center

At the start of the Industrial Revolution, water from the Merrimack River powered mechanical systems that allowed Lowell’s machines to produce cloth faster than ever before. As engineers and scientists, students test for solutions to the problem of effectively harnessing… Read on... »

River as a Classroom

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
Field trip
Provided by: Tsongas Industrial History Center

The Merrimack River watershed – shaped by human and natural influences – serves as a living laboratory for the study of ecosystems and earth science. In the role of scientists, students will: - Travel by boat on the Merrimack River or in Lowell’s canals… Read on... »