Transforming Transportation

In this module, students unpack problems inherent within current transportation systems across the world and start exploring different transportation habits.

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources4 x lesson plans
1 x presentation
2 x supporting resources
Learner resources2 x worksheets
2 x supporting resources
1 x rubric
Projects – experimentsn/a

Module key questions

  • What are our current transportation options, and what are some issues they create?
  • How can we evaluate whether a transportation system is effective or not?
  • What can we do to make transportation more sustainable?
  • How do people at our school use transportation?
  • What could the city do to help inspire people at our school to change their transportation habits?
  • What are some ideas for making key transportation systems better?
  • How can we effectively share innovative ideas through sketches and models?

Module alignments

Grade | AgesGrade 9-10 | 14-16 years
Term 4 (Gr. 8)
CAPS subjectGeography
Subject strand Transport & trade
Sub-topicsTrade and transport in South Africa
Trade and transport around the globe
People’s transport in urban areas

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 with an appropriate United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s).
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Module Includes

  • 4 Lessons