Transportation Trends

This module blends knowledge to explore the history and trends of transportation and the impacts that it has had on human society, both good and bad. 
It ends by focusing on the future and what we would want transport to look like in 50 years time. 
By bringing in stories, games and activities, learners will gain a well-rounded outlook on the future of transport. 

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources3 x lesson plans
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
3 x sample answer sheets
Learner resources4 x worksheet
3 x supporting resources
Projects – experiments2 x practical activities
1 x educational game

Module key questions

  • How do vehicles move?
  • What options do we have for getting around?
  • Why do we have the kinds of vehicles we have?
  • What causes traffic?
  • What can we do to reduce traffic?
  • Why is traffic bad for the environment
  • What problems might innovations in travel solve in the future?

Module alignments

Grade | AgesGrade 3 – 4 | 8-10 years
Term3 (Grade 3)
CAPS subjectLife Skills
Subject strandBeginning knowledge & Personal and social well-being – How people lived long ago
Sub-topicsChange and continuity
Stories from elders on how people lived
Selection of pictures and stories

This Module includes:

  • Aligned content: This content is aligned with: Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB). A key aspect of these modules is their flexibility and customisation across curricula, such as Cambridge and Steiner/Waldorf Education.
  • A range of teaching strategies, skills and knowledge: The flow of the module has been structured using Project-Based Learning and Design Thinking frameworks. A variety of pedagogical approaches are present between and within each lesson. Learners are challenged theoretically and practically through project and problem-based inquiry of real-world issues.
  • Sustainable Development Goals: Each lesson is aligned to an appropriate United Nation Sustainable Development Goal(s).

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Module Includes

  • 3 Lessons

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