How can transport connect us to places? – Stage 1

Primary KLAs:
English, Human Society and its Environment, Mathematics
Educational levels:
Year 2


Sydney Metro Inquiry-based Learning Resources. Students and teacher wearing safety hat.

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(GE1-1) describes features of places and the connections people have with places

(GE1-3) communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry

(HT2-3) describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

(EN1-7B) identifies how language use in their own writing differs according to their purpose, audience and subject matter

(MA1-17SP ) gathers and organises data, displays data in lists, tables and picture graphs, and interprets the results

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACMSP049) Collect, check and classify data

More information

Resource type:
Teacher guide
ScOT topics:
Inquiry-based learning, Trains, Rail transport, Public transport
Communication activity, Critical thinking activity, Problem solving, Research project
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 9 December 2019

Resource ID: 78fcb1f0-1c5f-4cb5-a226-ba13e6ae5265