We found 879 reviewed resources for transportation history
The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
Literacy in History/Social Studies: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Social studies and literacy skills go hand in hand, as one of the core components of history, philosophy, political science and the other social studies is the written word. The RH.9-10 CCSS standards place an emphasis on primary sources, the building blocks upon which historical inquiry is based. These resources will help your students dig in to challenging texts.
Corruption, Wealth and Beauty: The History of the Venetian Gondola
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the Venetian gondola get its distinctive look? Using this fantastic animated video, your class will be amazed to see how a seemingly simple construction can illustrate so much about a particular culture and historical time period.
How Do You Lose a Colony? Exploring What Became of John White’s “Lost Colony”
5th CCSS: Adaptable
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of John White's colonists on Roanoke Island is not only a fascinating feature of European colonization history, but is also a great way for your young historians to engage themselves in the story...
Sort it Out- Transportation: Is it the 19th or 20th Century?
Fifth graders sort pictures of types of transportation. In this turn of the century activity, 5th graders view pictures of transportation from the 19th and 20th centuries, sort the pictures into their appropriate category, and complete...
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 - Information for the Public
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...
Ancient History: The Importance of Logistics in Greek & Roman Armies
11th - 12th
Before one can understand the military tactics practiced throughout history, he needs to become familiarized with tactics practiced in the ancient past. Learners take a critical look at the military logistics used by Alexander the Great...
Goods, Services, People and Ideas Transported Through Colorado: A Mission Impossible?
4th - 5th
Groups of learners work together to determine the best mode of transportation between two cities in Colorado. The journey is supposed to have taken place a century ago, so the groups must study old maps, and old methods of transporting...