How we Organise Ourselves

Transportation

How we organise ourselves - Collected resources for K1

Transportation serves the needs of communities
  • Features of transportation systems.
  • Reasons for using different types of transport.
  • How transport connects communities.
Concepts: Function, Perspective, Connection

We ask.....

What is transportation?

How does transportation work?

What are the different features of transportation?

Why do we use different types of transportation?

How does transport connect communities?

Favorite Webpages:

Types of transport:

http://www.pbase.com/jolka/transportation


Here are some useful sites:

  1. Simple Transportation History: http://bit.ly/qzmEwe
  2. Future Transportation Video: http://kidstube.com/video/64874/A-peek-at-future-transportation
  3. Transportation History with pictures: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_history_of_transportation.htm
  4. Transport Timeline: http://www.localhistories.org/transporttime.html
  5. Gondola - provocation through Wonderopolis: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-gondola/
  6. Fastest Train: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-the-fastest-train/
  7. Space Travel: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-will-future-astronauts-travel-to-outer-space/
  8. Treasure Story: http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-stories-treasure-map-popup.htm
  9. Fantastic Fit of Map Reading from National Geographic: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/multimedia/interactive/maps-tools-adventure-island/kd/?ar_a=3
  10. Map activites for teachers to print: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/mapreading/
  11. MTR Map: http://www.explorehk.com/en/
  12. MTR Pedia- list of all routes: http://www.explorehk.com/en/pedia/
  13. Hong Kong Bus Routes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bus_routes_in_Hong_Kong
  14. Hong Kong Transportation Map: http://www.chinatouristmaps.com/travel/hong-kong/transportation-maps.html
  15. Hong Kong Attractions Map: http://www.chinatouristmaps.com/attractions/attraction.html
  16. Hong Kong Buses/Minibuses: http://hong-kong-travel.org/Buses-Mini-Buses/
  17. Wonderopolis: How is a map made: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-are-maps-made/
19. Hong Kong Transport Department: http://www.td.gov.hk/en/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/index.html
20. Traffic signs and symbols:

http://www.kizclub.com/Clipart/trafficsign.pdf

Extended Learning:

History of Transportation

Videos to watch at home:

We All Go Traveling By (US)
ESL: Means of Transport

Collected by Anika Saxena