Students will compare various transportation methods for getting to and from school, and research transportation systems used in their community.
This is one of 96 activities that can be found in PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide. To get the activity, attend a training either in person or online and receive PLT’s PreK-8 Guide. Below are some supporting resources for this activity.
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Sistemas de transporte
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