This is a great story to share with your classroom because a picture ‘paints a thousand words!’ Your students will instantly see the humble beginnings of the steam engine to what we have today, the fast train.
Take the opportunity to discuss George Stephenson as an inspiration to students. What one person may dream about and put into reality, can lead to further development far beyond their imagination.
- George Stephenson’s development of the steam engine has undoubtedly changed our world. From an early age he showed a keen interest in not only self-development, but also in the betterment of existing machines to help mankind and increase production. George succeeded in life because he took the time to educate himself and seized the opportunities that were presented to him.
- Discover how his determination and never-ending curiosity helped to herald the Industrial Age, and revolutionize mining operations and safety.
Meet George along with many other amazing engineers and inventors here.
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We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.