Journeys Y1

Collected Resources for Year 1

Types of Journeys

Choices and Decisions in making journeys.

How journeys have changed over time.

Concepts- Function/Causation

Related Concepts: Choice, Change, Decisions


Favorite Webpages:

Here are some useful sites:

Tumblebooks story:
Subway Ride: http://asp.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/full_book.asp?ProductID=4559


Simple Transportation History: http://bit.ly/qzmEwe


Future Transportation Video: http://kidstube.com/video/64874/A-peek-at-future-transportation


Transportation History with pictures:

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_history_of_transportation.htm


Transport Timeline: http://www.localhistories.org/transporttime.html


Gondola - provocation through Wonderopolis: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-gondola/


Fastest Train: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-the-fastest-train/


Space Travel: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-will-future-astronauts-travel-to-outer-space/


Treasure Story: http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-stories-treasure-map-popup.htm


Fantastic Fit of Map Reading from National Geographic: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/multimedia/interactive/maps-tools-adventure-island/kd/?ar_a=3


Map activites for teachers to print: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/mapreading/


MTR Map: http://www.explorehk.com/en/


MTR Pedia- list of all routes: http://www.explorehk.com/en/pedia/


Hong Kong Bus Routes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bus_routes_in_Hong_Kong


Hong Kong Transportation Map: http://www.chinatouristmaps.com/travel/hong-kong/transportation-maps.html


Hong Kong Attractions Map: http://www.chinatouristmaps.com/attractions/attraction.html


Hong Kong Buses/Minibuses: http://hong-kong-travel.org/Buses-Mini-Buses/


Wonderopolis: How is a map made: http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-are-maps-made/


Videos that could be useful:

History of Transportation

Unfortunately cannot embed the following link but there is quite a wonderful video on the history of transportation here:

NASA SCI Files - History of Transportation

Amusing, student created history of Travel:

The History of Travel

Collected by Debbie Alvarez