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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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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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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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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 instructional activity, students research the use of trains, telegraphs, and steamships in the war. Students write newspaper articles pertaining to the new...
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Transportation Museum

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners 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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Applied Science- Built environment Lab (Trains)

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars 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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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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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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Tracer Pages: Train Locomotive

For Students Pre-K - K
For this hand eye coordination worksheet, students trace the dotted lines to create a picture of a train locomotive. Students color the picture.
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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 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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Anti-Railroad Propaganda Poster -- The Growth of Regionalism, 1800 - 1860

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Dot to Dot Train- Counting to 25

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

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