Sustainable Transportation Case Studies
by GreenLearning. http://www.greenlearning.ca/eneraction/teacher-materials
. These case studies are intended to provide easy access to the exciting and revolutionary changes that are happening in transportation all over the world. Communities, cities, schools, and businesses are rethinking and redesigning the way they transport people and goods. These approaches are helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and traffic congestion. They are also strengthening communities through more social interaction and improving individual health through more active living. Getting Around Clean and Green
by the Northeastern Sustainable Energy Association. Grades 6-9. http://www.nesea.org/k-12/uploads/textWidget/1109.00020/documents/Getting_Around_Clean__Green.pdf
. This interdisciplinary science/social studies curriculum allows students to explore transportation and environmental issues in their own lives. Activities cover: transportation systems, health impacts, environmental and transportation histories, carpooling, and mass transit. A final assessment project includes a student-researched, designed and written "green" travel guide to fun local destinations. Keystone Science School: Sustainable Automobiles
by the Keystone Center and GM. Grades 5-9. http://education.gm.com/corporate/responsibility/education/teachers/keystone_curriculum.html#dl
. Created by the Keystone Center with support from GM, Sustainable Automobiles allows students to investigate automobile options to determine the most sustainable transportation for their futures. Through economic, equity, and environmental arenas, students will investigate fuel sources, car design, and community habits. This curriculum module is an interdisciplinary unit encompassing science, math, technology, language arts, and social science modules.