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More Links for the History of Transportation

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Here are a few more links to add to my recent history of cars, bicycles and canals posts, which may prove useful in a history of transport topic:

History of Transportation

 

A Brief History of Transportation – an overview

Roman Roads – The Children’s British History Encyclopedia provides a great simple overview of how the Roman’s build roads.

Short Stories About Transport – From the British Council site.

Changes in Transport – From the History Learning Site Charts.

The Changes to Transport During the Victorian Era

Types of transport in Britain – From Woodlands School.

The History of Aeroplanes

 

Air Travel in the 20th Century – A BBC Bitesize history video with classroom ideas  – this is wonderful old footage at the firsts attempts to fly.

Aeroplane Facts for Kids  – Find information on commercial planes, drones, wings, engines, the history of flight and much more on this site.

Aeroplane Timeline  – Man has always dreamed of flying, and throughout time they have experimented with flight. This timeline details the ones who were successful.

The History of Railways

 

Train Facts for Kids  – Find information on steam trains, cargo trains, locomotives, high speed railways, new technologies and much more. Read on for a wide range of interesting trivia and information related to trains.

George Stephenson  – From the BBC “Famous People” archives.

The History of Hot Air Balloons

 

Hot Air Balloon Facts for Kids  – Find information on how high they can fly, what kind of fuel they burn, where popular balloon festivals are held and much more. Read on for a wide range of fun trivia and information related to hot air balloons.

The History of Boats

 

Boat Facts for Kids  – Find information on sail-boats, luxury yachts, the America’s Cup, nautical terms and much more. Read on for a wide range of interesting trivia and information related to boats.

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