Transportation & Travel Teacher Resources
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How We Travel
Students explore different modes and types of transportation that can be used to transport people and things by making a mobile using a type of transportation from each of the three modes, and creating their own form of transportation.
Off We Go
First graders identify different types of transportation, and explain why each is important. They pretend they are going on a trip. They choose their mode of transportation, and use play money to buy their tickets.
Can you find the transportation?
Young scholars locate and name different types of transportation. They categorize types of transportation by where you find them: land, air, or water. Students graph the information collected. Additional ideas are listed for cross curriculum.
Learning About Our World
Students explore their world using the book "This is the Way We Go to School." They predict information about the story based on the title and pictures. Students label a world map with the names of continents and oceans. They write a set of clues that identify a type of transportation and create an alphabet book about how they get to school.
Types of Travel and Tourism
Eleventh graders define and consider the traits of different types of travel and tourism such as: eco-tourism, pilgrimages, business travel, etc.) students create a set of criteria for one type of tourism or travel.
Transportation Fuels: What Car Will You Drive?
How many different types of biofuels are out there? Seventh graders watch a series of videos and participate in a series of activities in order to better understand all the transportation options available. They consider what type of car they'd most like to drive based on the type of transportation fuel it uses. All necessary links, videos, and activity resources are included.
Bar Graphs With Intervals
Give your math class a comprehensive understanding of bar graphs with this series of lessons. The resource is divided into three parts, and all of the accompanying worksheets are included. The class will study different bar graphs, analyze them, and record their answers to the questions provided. Your learners will be fluent in graphing in no time!
Trade and Transportation in the United States
Young scholars imagine what it would be like to operate a plane, train, or truck along a trade route across the United States. They also examine maps of major U.S. transportation networks and explain how specific products might get from one place to another.
Transportation of the Tribes
Second graders compare the transportation system of the Eastern Woodland Indian Tribe and the Plains Indian Tribe. They use a chart imbedded in this lesson to further their understanding of the Plains Indians, then engage in a craft activity.
Clara and the Bookwagon
Second graders work in groups to complete the attached worksheet. They view a map of Maryland, to find Hagerstown. Students read and discuss the story, "Clara and the Bookwagon." Groups of students work with one set of puzzle pieces. After the puzzles are put together, 2nd graders use a set of clues and draw a new Patricia King RobesonPatricia King RobesonPatricia King Robesonpicture on the back of their puzzle.
Away We Go!
Students study types of transportation. In this transportation lesson, students survey several classes to gather data on how they get to school. Students create a transportation graph.
The Semiconductor and the Human Body
Students investigate the cells of the human body. in this biology instructional activity, students discuss the cell as the basic unit of lie and identify how many cells the human body is made up of. They relate the semiconductor to their investigation as it is an essential part in the medical field and helping to improve the health of the body.
Types of Transportation
Students study different types of transportation including specialized trucks. In this transportation lesson, students look at a landscape picture map (not included) and identify all of the modes of transportation they see. They see cars, trucks, emergency vehicles, and trains. They tell what jobs the specialized vehicles such as ambulances do.
The Ownership of Travel and Tourism Organisations
Students explore the types of travel and tourism organization. They carry out research into different organisations and find out about the structure of some travel companies. They investigate takeovers in the travel and tourism industry.
Transportation and Travel
Students discuss different types of travel, specifically outlining travel arrangements requiring reservations (i.e., airplane, bus, etc.) They work in small groups and create travel brochures then practice dialoging reservations and other travel arrangements.
Transportation--It's All Around You!
Students explore different kinds of transportation all around them--bicycles, buses, etc. They become familiar with the costs and rules for different kinds of transportation.
Students discover the rules of different forms of transportation. They see how to read the public transportation schedule and recognize all the possible ways of getting from one place to another.
Students examine the different types of transportation. They practice reading a bus schedule and identifying which direction the bus is traveling. They also calculate cost of the ride and how long the ride is.
Methods of Transport in Cuba
Students research Cuban methods of transportation on the Internet. They list and describe various modes of public transportation in Cuba and complete a worksheet.
Types of Tranportations
Students practice saying the different types of transportations. They review personal pronouns and write sentences about a form of transportation.