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48 resources with the concept transportation

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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Solar Transportation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Pupils start a Solar Transportation unit by considering why it is difficult to phase out fossil fuels. Using provided data on the energy densities and efficiencies of different fuels, they calculate the number of miles a vehicle will...
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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...
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Basic Spanish Skills

For Students Pre-K - 12th
Audio prompts and self-assessment checklists, help language learners master basic Spanish skills. The 11 lessons in the collection cover common greetings, manners and etiquette, everyday Spanish phrases and terms, transportation and...
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WE Are Innovators: Elementary Resources

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A collection of five resources encourages young scientists to be innovative thinkers and design a sustainable product or service. Lessons target pollution, food waste, energy-inefficient housing, and transportation issues.    
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WE Are Innovators: High School Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in a collection from WE are Innovators encourages high schoolers to go where scientists have not gone before.  They read articles and watch videos to gather information and then use an innovative mindset and their...
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Career Connections | Transportation Supervisor

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Maximizing efficiency while minimizing the costs of a transportation company is the job of the operations supervisor. In a short interview, a transportation supervisor talks about the education and training required for this demanding...
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Career Connections | Commercial Truck Driving

For Students 6th - 12th
Love to travel? Love driving big rigs? Don't mind long hours? Then working as a commercial truck driving might be the career for you. A short video introduces viewers to the benefits of this career.
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Careers in Department of Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cars, planes, and trains, oh my! Using the informative resource, scholars expand their knowledge about transportation-related careers. As a culminating activity, pupils research and present on a chosen agency within the Department of...
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Patent Analysis: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Ideas take flight in an exciting activity exploring the Wright Brothers. Scholars view the Wright Brothers' patent for their flying machine and makes educated guesses as to the purpose of the document. Scholars discuss the purpose of...
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Photovoltaic Solutions "Shark-Tank Style"

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Come up with a great idea and change the world for the better. Working in groups of three, learners apply their knowledge of photovoltaic systems to design a battery-powered electric vehicle capable of replacing gas-powered cars. They...
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Designing a Solar Charger

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The sun can even charge batteries. The fourth of five lessons in the Solar Transportation unit has pupils design a charger that uses solar modules to charge a 12-volt lead-acid battery. They estimate the charge that accumulates and...
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Can Portable PV Charge Vehicles?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Take charge of learning about electric vehicles. Instructors first provide the class with information about PV modules and batteries. Learners then conduct an experiment where they connect PV modules in series and in parallel to...
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Background Research on Alternative Transportation Vehicles

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
There's no alternative to a great research project. The second of five lessons in the Solar Transportation unit has scholars research different types of alternative vehicles. They determine the price, range, battery size, and cost to...
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Replacing Fossil Fuels?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Burn through a lesson plan on fossil fuels. Pupils start a unit by considering why it is difficult to phase out fossil fuels. Using provided data on the energy densities and efficiencies of different fuels, they calculate the number of...
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The Wheels on the Bus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find a cheaper way to keep buses going round and round. Small groups use their knowledge of ratios and proportions to find ways to save money on school transportation. The teams determine the number of miles buses currently travel by...
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Changes in Transportation over Time

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Planes, trains, and automobiles. How many ways to travel are there? Scholars learn about modes of transportation in the past and how they have changed over time. Budding historians view a timeline, participate in group discussion, and...
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Fast Lane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How are electromagnets used in modern technology? Scholars explore the uses of electromagnets, then build their own with household products and test them with magnetic materials. They discuss how the different properties of...
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Erie Canal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
While canals are not the way to travel today, in the first half of the nineteenth century, they were sometimes the best way to move goods and people. Scholars examine primary sources, including maps and pictures, to investigate the role...
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Canals 1820-1860

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While canals are not a common mode of transportation today, they were part of the fuel for America's industrialization. However, most of them were located in the North, also feeding regional differences and sectionalism. Using an...
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Slow Boat Design

For Teachers 4th Standards
Don't be a drag. Learners work in groups to design boats that move slowly. The provided reason for the activity is that a fish caught on a fishing reel is pulling the boat, causing it to move too fast. The STEM activity teaches the class...
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Designing Safer Roadways

For Teachers 4th Standards
Be careful on curvy roads. An interesting STEM activity challenges scholars to design a safe road system. The goal is to help ensure that cars coming down a hill will be able to make a right turn without sliding off the road. Pupils test...
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Why Moving People Is Complicated: Crash Course Engineering #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We all want to get to where we're going. Get there faster using an engaging video that takes a look at transportation engineering. It explores different types of transportation systems, including subways, trains, and highways, as well as...
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2013 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How have railroads influenced urban growth? What are the consequences of population booms? What has led to the growth of tech centers like Silicon Valley? A series of short-answer questions from the College Board explores the dynamics in...