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31 resources with the keyterm trains

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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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All Aboard!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students, 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 learning exercise, 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
Learners 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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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 plan 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...
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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
Learners 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
Middle schoolers 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. Middle schoolers write newspaper articles pertaining to the new...
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Applied Science- Built environment Lab (Trains)

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine transportation. In this train design lesson, 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 activity, learners 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
Students 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
Young scholars 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
Young scholars 'travel' through this train activity, creating a series of box cars from cardboard boxes. In this transportation activity, students listen to train stories, sing train songs and create their own train outdoors using...
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Dot to Dot Train- Counting to 25

For Students Pre-K - K
In this counting to 25 instructional activity, students follow the dots to make a train picture. Students color the picture any way they like. This instructional activity 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...