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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
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Buses and Biofuels: Sustainable Transportation

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
One-third of all carbon emissions comes from transportation in the United States. The third lesson in a 13-part series on Exploring Energy offers ideas on how to reduce emissions from cars, airplanes, large trucks, and more. 
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Project: Public Transportation

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Have your charges race their car creations across the screen in a JavaScript activity. Coders start with a small program that shows one wheel moving across the screen. Use this as a good place to start and challenge your young...
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Transportation

For Students K - 12th
Are you going on a trip? ¿Cómo estás viajando? Whether Spanish learners are taking el avión, el autobus, or el tren, they'll know how to describe and pronounce their modes of transportation with an interactive Spanish resource.
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Episode 17: Public Goods

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Why are some goods public and others private? Scholars compare and contrast what makes an item a rival or excludable as they listen to an enlightening podcast. They investigate everything from street lights to automobiles, placing items...
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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 - Information for the Public

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An information-packed eight-page article detailing the history of understanding active transport across cell membranes makes up the bulk of this handout. Two pages of reading comprehension and critical-thinking questions follow. The...
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Using Public Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the types of public transportation in a their area and how much it costs to use that transportation. Also, they determine why having access to public transportation can be so important in maintaining a job. They call...
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Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your environmental studies, life science, or engineering class how an internal combustion engine works using the first few slides of the accompanying presentation. Then, focus in on the resulting carbon emissions. Finally, take a...
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A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
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Cross Cultural Transportation and Resources Exchange

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine various modes of transportation. They explore regional transportation options and discover options available in their area. Students survey types of transportation people use in their area. Using spreadsheet data,...
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Transportation Systems

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learners analyze the evolution of cultural attitudes through the lens of transportation, examining several artifacts, documents, and photographs. Topics covered include how American attitudes have influenced society's evolution into a...
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Transportation and Environmental Sustainability

For Teachers 1st
After listening to the book, We All Go Traveling By, 1st graders discuss different modes of transportation that they see out in the world, and the environmental impacts of each one. Kids work together to create a list of the types of...
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London Transport Quiz 1

For Students 7th - 8th
In this London transport quiz 1 worksheet, students answer 10 trivia-style questions, not interactively, about transportation in London, then scroll down to check their answers.
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Public Transport

For Teachers 6th - 9th
"Statistics is the grammar of science" -Karl Pearson. In the assessment task, learners read a claim made by a newspaper and analyze its conclusions. They need to think about the sample and the wording of the given statistics.
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Transportation

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Here's an interesting lesson that combines elements of language arts, sociology, and a study of the many ways that people use transportation to get from one place to another. The eight-page plan includes worksheets and a word search that...
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Travel to Olympics by Public Transport

For Students 4th - 6th
In this transportation instructional activity, students learn about the importance of taking public transportation to the 2012 Olympics. Students analyze a table that includes the stadiums and seating capacities. They then calculate how...
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Airplanes Everywhere: Land! Water! Sky! Oh, My!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
How important is aviation? Using the background information, teachers provide the class with a brief history of aviation. The class discusses how airplanes are important to the area of transportation in the 17th installment of a...
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Hyperloop—The Future of Travel?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
See the future of public transportation before it zips by. Individuals watch a video in the Real Engineering playlist that explains the hyperloop. It describes one of the possible designs in the SpaceX hyperloop contest.
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Simple Thermodynamics of Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch videos about various modes of transportation, they examine the energy transformations that occur in each, and they be introduced to the laws of thermodynamics.
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Simple Thermodynamics of Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars watch videos about various modes of transportation, they examine the energy transformations that occur in each, and they be introduced to the laws of thermodynamics.
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Transportation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the rules of different forms of transportation. They see how to read the public transportation schedule and recognize all the possible ways of getting from one place to another.
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Space Transportation: Reshooting the Moon

For Teachers 8th Standards
What does it take to get stuff to the Moon? Design teams create subsystems for a space transportation system to go to the Moon. The teams study Earth transportation components along with historical space transportation systems to guide...
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PUBLIC POLICY AND THE GOVERNMENT

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze the pros and cons of public policies. They analyze how public policy issues are influenced by government actions (e.g., transportation, the environment). They research the elements and requirements of the...

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