We found 32 resources with the keyterm trains
Applied Science- Built environment Lab (Trains)Lesson Planet
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...
Trains, Telegraphs, and Steamships: War’s New WeaponsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Learners examine the technological weapons of the Civil War. In this Civil War activity, students research the use of trains, telegraphs, and steamships in the war. Learners write newspaper articles pertaining to the new weaponry.
Traveling the Transcontinental from Yesterday to TodayLesson Planet
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...
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic SiteLesson Planet
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.
Anti-Railroad Propaganda Poster -- The Growth of Regionalism, 1800 - 1860Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Young scholars 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.