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KS2 On the Move

Unit 4. How do we travel, now and in the past?

How has car use changed?

Discuss how often your pupils use a car to travel?  How far do they travel on these journeys? Ask the pupils to fill in Think local Act Global Worksheet 1 [PDF]. Show the class the traffic survey video then using the resource sheet ask the class to complete a traffic survey in the local area.

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Watch the following videos. Discuss how car usage has changed over the past 100 years. What has been the effect of this change - focussing on changes in the landscape, lifestyle and environment. What has been done to manage the effects? Is growth in car usage sustainable? What are the alternatives?


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