Silicon Valley History Online  

Lesson Plans

Silicon Valley History Online has developed a number of lesson plans for teachers to use in the classroom. The lessons make use of images from the SVHO database as well as selected Internet resources.

The Industry! lesson can be used in conjunction with a class visit to the Intel Museum in Santa Clara, California.

Lesson
Grade
Theme
Standards
1906 Earthquake 10th or 11th Grade Social Studies

Santa Clara County Effects From 1906 Earthquake

  • 11.2.2
  • 11.2.3
  • 11.5.7
Industry! 10th or 11th Grade Social Studies

History of Technology in Santa Clara County

  • 11.2
  • 11.5
  • 11.6
  • 11.7
  • 11.8
Electric Light Tower 10th or 11th Grade Social Studies Urban Development of Cities: Electricity
  • 8.12
  • 10.3
  • 11.5
Ohlone Indians 4th Grade Social Studies
Native American Ohlone in Santa Clara County
  • 3.2
  • 4.1.1
Prune Boom 10th or 11th Grade Social Studies

Benefits of Prunes

  • 11.5.7
  • 11.6.4
  • 11.8.2
Plane, Trains, Automobiles… and Airships 10th or 11th Grade Social Studies Develop an Understanding of the Benefits of Transportation
  • 8.12.1
  • 8.12.5
  • 11.5.7
Women in Santa Clara County 8th Grade Social Studies
Identifying Various Roles of Women
  • 3.3.2
  • 3.3.3
  • 4.3.4
  • 8.6.6
  • 8.8.3
  • 8.12.6
1892 Certificate of Residence
8th or 11th Grade Social Studies
Immigration-Asia
  • 8.12.5
  • 8.12.7
Upton Sinclair -The Red Currency: 1934
11th Grade Social Studies
Progressives in California
  • 11.2.1
Platform of the Santa Clara County Equal Suffrage Association: 1910
11th Grade Social Studies Women's Rights
  • 11.5.4
Teddy Roosevelt in Palo Alto on March 24, 1911
11th Grade Social Studies Progressive Presidents
  • 11.2
Researching: Who is Dolores Huerta? The Significance of Primary and Secondary Sources
11th Grade Social Studies
  • 11.10.5