Sixth graders identify various forms of transportation and their functions. They discuss how goods and people are moved, conduct Internet research, and create a virtual model of pictures of transport modes.
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Transportation in Large Cities
Learners analyze a historic photograph which shows them many varieties of transportation in Denver, Colorado from the early 20th century. Pupils identify the many differences in the modes of transportation in the photograph compared to...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Transportation Then and Now
Compare and contrast how transportation has changed throughout the years. This image-driven slide show depicts a variety of advances in transportation. Covered wagons, coaches, trolley cars, boats, and bikes are shown as they were in the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Getting Around - Transportation Photographs
Young scholars locate historical photographs of different types of transportation on a given website. They choose three to analyze and write about. If there is no information with the photo, students will need to research their chosen...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
On the Road, on the Sea, in the Air: Women and Transportation
Students research women who made history in development of different forms of transportation, including boats, railroads, automobiles, airplanes, and space shuttles, and create timeline/collage depicting some of their contributions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History