Social Studies, History, Information Technology
Change, Ways of life, Sports
Mail-order catalogues on this
Challenge your students to explore how sports equipment has
from 1918 to the present.
- In small groups or individually, students must select one of the
- By consulting the catalogues on this site, they must identify the
related to their selected category.
- After a reasonable amount of time, they must make a presentation to
about how the sports equipment has changed.
- As a class, discuss the impact of the changes in sports equipment on
the user and the sport.
Areas to consider include what equipment was available, how much
was for each item, materials used, and cost.