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LEGO® Transportation Planning Activity for Elementary Students

CTLS has developed an activity for elementarylego_small
school children that is intended to convey the relationship between the transportation system we build (think bike lanes vs. highway lanes) and the types of communities that develop around those systems.  In this activity you will ask your students to build three cities with LEGOs® using three pre-constructed transportation systems.  This will give students the chance to compare how communities and cites can change depending on the types of transportation investments that are made.  Please feel free to download the instructions with parts list and conduct the activity.  Or, contact CTLS and we can schedule a time for our researchers and students to come to your classroom or library to deliver this fun activity.  Enjoy!

Transportation Planning Activity Instructions

For more informattion contact CTLS at ctls@engr.uconn.edu.

 

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