Using timelines in your classroom is a key requirement of the Australian HASS curriculum. By incorporating this History of Transportation Timeline into your classroom you will not only be meeting these history requirements but you will also have a great display in your classroom that can lead to further language-rich activities and investigations.
The following transports are included in this timeline:
– first wheeled vehicles
– first boats
– horses domesticated
– wheelbarrow invented
– horseshoes invented
– Da Vinci’s flying machines
– submarine invented
– public transport developed
– first self-propelled road vehicle invented
– steamboat invented
– hot air balloon invented
– modern bicycles invented
– steam locomotive invented
– steamboat regular service developed
– railroad locomotive invented
– first gas engine automobile invented
– motorcycle invented
– compressed air brakes invented
– cable car invented
– first usable car with internal combustion invented
– the Zeppelin invented
– first human flight
– helicopter invented
– better car production developed
– hydrofoil boats invented
– first rocket launched
– modern helicopters invented
– first supersonic jet flight
– hovercraft invented
– bullet train invented
– Apollo 11 lands on moon
– jumbo jet flies for first time
– first space shuttle mission
– segway invented
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
“I used this to supplement my social studies curriculum. Great!”
How many posters are included?
34 posters featuring key milestones in the development of transportation throughout the ages are included in this set. Each poster features the year date, a brief description of the technology development and a high resolution photo or clip art.
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.
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