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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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ABC Train Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Take a ride on the alphabet train! Sing along as the train passes by each letter while friendly voices sing the ABC song.  
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Pneumatic Tubes: Transportation of the Past... And Future?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is the future of transportation taken from an idea in the past? Explore the invention and development of pneumatic tubes with a video that details why pneumatic tubes were popular and why they fell out of mainstream use. The video also...
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All Aboard

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils must graph the location of a train using the time given a timetable. They analyze the different legs of the trip, graph the return trip, and compare the two graphs. The lesson ends with a discussion of similarities and differences...
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Toy Trains

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Scholars identify and continue the numerical pattern for the number of wheels on a train. Using the established pattern and its inverse, they determine whether a number of wheels is possible. Pupils finish by developing an algebraic...
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Transport Song

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Planes, trains, cars, feet, boats, buses, and bikes. Sing along with a music video and watch hand-drawn animation that highlights modes of transportation. 
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
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Hula Hoopla!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Hop, skip, jump, and roll! Hula hoops have a way of putting fun in motion. Young children interact in a variety of games involving small and large hula hoops. They will develop their motor skills and eye-hand coordination while playing...
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The Art of Locomotion

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the artistic legacy of trains by comparing the representations of trains in the painting of Turner and the photographs of Terry Evans. They write an essay, story or poem using their own observations of trains,...
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Transcontinental Railroad

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Who built the Transcontinental Railroad and why was it important? Your class can learn about the laying down of these tracks by reading a short passage. Pupils then respond to five questions related to the text.
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Mass Transit Living Lab: Improve the System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Everyone hates public transportation, but how can we fix it? The last of five installments in the Mass Transit Living Lab has scholars brainstorm different ways to fix the mass transit system. Hopefully, they'll come up with some great...
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Mass Transit Living Lab: Analyze the Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's wrong with public transportation? Young engineers analyze data from a mass transit system. They do so to identify flaws in the system. 
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Mass Transit Living Lab: Graphing the West Corridor Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hop aboard for a lesson on analyzing data. Using an interactive, pupils graph data on the mass transit system of Denver's west corridor. They use the graphs to evaluate the effectiveness of the system.
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Mass Transit Living Lab: Establish the Design Criteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You can only claim success if you know what success looks like. Future engineers explore the mass transit system in the west corridor of a city as they work through the second installment of five in the Mass Transit Living Lab unit. They...
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Mass Transit Living Lab: Improving West Corridor Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In a battle of Denver's east and west corridors, the east wins—at least in terms of mass transit. The first of five installments in the Mass Transit Living Lab series introduces the main purpose of the unit. It has pupils brainstorm...
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Levitating Train

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Levitation isn't just for magicians. Pupils design and build a small portion of track for a maglev train using magnets and Lego bricks. The goal is to get the trains to levitate—without using magic!
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All Aboard!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners, in groups, create a display showing a "train trip" to a destination of their choice from a teacher-made list. They also answer a series of questions related to their trip. Groups present their displays.
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Shape Train

For Students Pre-K - K
In this shape sequence worksheet, students continue the sequence of shapes in the train by illustrating the pattern triangle, circle, and square.
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Anti-Railroad Propaganda Poster -- The Growth of Regionalism, 1800 - 1860

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the anti-railroad movement of the mid-19th century. They review propaganda from the period and consider various points of view. They develop role-plays and write essays using their research.
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Collision Course

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students measure the speed of moving marbles and use the results to calculate velocity and momentum. They analyze the events preceding a Japanese train crash.
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Basic Visual Patterns: Train Cars

For Students K - 2nd
An interactive comprised of five questions challenges young scholars to complete a simple pattern. After examining a train with colored carts, learners arrange a green, blue, and yellow block into their corresponding space. Questions are...
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Air Train

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Train your pupils to be master engineers. Young learners design a train that travels along a fishing line. The train needs to safely carry pennies as passengers without falling out.
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The Little Engine That Could Teaching Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
You can, you can, you can read The Little Engine That Could with your class! Included here are ideas that you can use before, during, and after reading the book with your pupils.
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Transportation Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Beep beep! Zoom! Honk honk! Explore the world of transportation with a set of transportation picture word cards. Fifteen cards show trucks, planes, trains, boats, and many more types of transportation, complete with pictures and names. 
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Make a Train

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Youngsters should have fun learning about and making a train. The children will learn that some trains carry people and some carry goods, identify different railroad cars, and understand that trains need tracks that are in good condition...
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Under the City

For Teachers 2nd
Offering a unique take on the study of transportation, this lesson explores the New York subway system. What a fascinating way to broach this topic! Learners read a story about taking the subway, learn related vocabulary, and discuss...
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Three Representations of Numbers

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in a lesson that is focused on the skill of counting and number recognition. They practice forming numerals on the worksheets. Also blocks are used for counting and is ideal for the kinesthetic learners.
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Traveling the Transcontinental from Yesterday to Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of the train on the physical landscape and spatial organization of America. They read and analyze various poems, analyze maps, and develop a list of the positive and negative changes brought by the...
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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use drawings, maps, readings, paintings and photos to consider how the topography of Pennsylvania led to the construction of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. They also investigate their own community's transportation history.
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Transportation Museum

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students develop and organize their own transportation museum in the classroom. They brainstorm a list of vehicles and bring in models to display or draw a picture to display.
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Trains, Telegraphs, and Steamships: War’s New Weapons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the technological weapons of the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students research the use of trains, telegraphs, and steamships in the war. Students write newspaper articles pertaining to the new weaponry.
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Applied Science- Built environment Lab (Trains)

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine transportation. In this train design lesson plan, students study how trains work and how to efficiently design a track by working with an electric train set. As a class they compare various types of trains and work...
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Railroad Crossing Ahead

For Students K - 1st
In this railroad crossing worksheet, students study and color a large black line drawing of the railroad crossing road sign. There are no directions or words on the page.
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Trains

For Teachers Pre-K
Students listen to the story The Little Engine that Could and participate in a variety of activities that support the theme of trains. In this trains lesson, students review the letter "T" for trains, create train cars with colorful play...
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Types of Trains

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore different types of trains. In this science lesson, 3rd graders study the "Orphan Train" and write a paragraph about what it would feel like to be riding a train during this time period.
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Tracer Pages: Train Locomotive

For Students Pre-K - K
In this hand eye coordination instructional activity, students trace the dotted lines to create a picture of a train locomotive. Students color the picture.
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Trains

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars compare the lengths of the train through calculation. This calculation can be done by knowing the values of the rods. Students use problem solving to get the answer to the problem before them.
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Train Of States

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a class book with information about each of the United States. After students draw a state name out of a hat, they use various resources to fill in a facts chart about their state. Students draw the state flag and...
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Conducting Research

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research trains and train travel and write a report based on their findings.
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Puffer Bellies and Box Cars

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students 'travel' through this train lesson, creating a series of box cars from cardboard boxes. In this transportation lesson, students listen to train stories, sing train songs and create their own train outdoors using cardboard...
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Dot to Dot Train- Counting to 25

For Students Pre-K - K
For this counting to 25 worksheet, students follow the dots to make a train picture. Students color the picture any way they like. This worksheet is homemade.
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Conducting Research

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write informational research reports. They are given a worksheet on conducting research. Students are told that they are going to write a research report about trains. They review the list of trains and discuss how each...
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Combine Two Trains

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the concept of addition by combining numerical values. They use trains filled with blocks in order to complete the problem. The answer is then written on a third train with all the blocks included.
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Short and Long Trains

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in a lesson of putting numbers in groups that are in chronological order. They use a train worksheet to create the visual for the amount of each numerical value.
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Establish the Design Criteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of design criteria; specifically what functionality must the trains on the west corridor meet to satisfy the needs of customers and of the owner. Students groups utilize a worksheet imbedded in this...
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Exploring Gear Trains

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students work together to build a simple gear train. They record their observations as it gains speed and how the gears rotate. They develop rules about gears based on these observations.
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Moving to the Steady Beat

For Teachers K
Students read story, "The Little Red Caboose," create sounds with their voices that a train would make, and discuss the different parts of a train.
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Heavy Duty

For Teachers K
Students examine various items in order to realize the weight difference between train, vehicles and humans. They realize that trains are heavy and cannot stop quickly.
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CASEY JONES

For Teachers K
Students participate in a discussion about trains an listen to the story Casey Jones.