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This provides a visual map of the Transport exhibition gallery. It helps teachers highlight major themes and key objects to students before the visit. Most of the key objects are hyperlinked to the ...

This provides a visual map of the Transport exhibition gallery. It helps teachers highlight major themes and key objects to students before the visit. Most of the key objects are hyperlinked to the Museum Online Collection Database for easy reference. It also feature relevant teaching and learning resources that are available online.

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    • Transport exhibitionpre-visit exhibition walkthrough
    • Transport exhibition walkthrough Support material developed for teachersto prepare students’ visit of the Transport exhibition Transport -: Powerhouse Museum Learning :-
    • Honda InsightTransport exhibition has 6sections:1. Moving the crowd2. Up and over3. Setting your own pace4. Inside information5. Alternative transport Mawson’s sledge Entrance from the Turbine Hall
    • Signal box & transport social history display such as: C class a. Travel! poster electric b. Toy cars, ships and planes Indicator tram Board Loco No 1243 Governor’s carriage horse omnibus1. Moving the crowd is to your left as you come through the Turbine Hall. It looks at forms of public transport, from the past to the present day.
    • Horse omnibus Sydney’s main form of urban transport between the 1860s and 1890s.The horse omnibus could seat 11 passengers inside with roof seating accessible by a steel ladder or curved stairway.
    • Central Station Indicator BoardThe indicator board stood for 76 years on the main assembly platform of Sydney Terminal Station (Central Station) displaying departure times, platform numbers and stopping patterns.
    • Air ambulance VH-AMB Catalina Flying Boat Cirrus moth Microlight biplane skycraft Bleriot XI monoplane2. Up and over focuses on aviation as a way of overcoming isolation and distance.
    • ‘Dux bicycle’ replaced by ‘Mawson’s sledge’ Bugatti racing car This car won the 1929 Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island.3. Setting your own pace traces the development of privately owned forms of transport, such as bicycles and cars.
    • Sedan chair Bradbury Bugatti motorcycle & racing car Rickshaw Tricycle sidecar3. Setting your own pace traces the development of privately owned forms of transport, such as bicycles and cars.
    • Penny-farthingYou will find the penny-farthing interactive to your right as you come through the Turbine Hall.
    • Hansom cab motorcycles Spring cart3. Setting your own pace traces the development of privately owned forms of transport, such as bicycles and cars.
    • Sydney hansom cabIt was pulled by one horse and could take two passengers. The driver sat high at the rear of the cab. It is an example of a popular design built in Sydney from the 1880s to about 1915.
    • Sectioned 1939 Chevrolet body Solar powered automobile Solar Resource Sectioned Beyer Garratt locomotive model 60014. Inside information lets you see inside transport technology and how it works
    • Solar Sailor Ferry model Honda Insight hybrid car5. Alternative transport links the Transport and EcoLogic exhibitions
    • Solar powered automobile Solar ResourceA solar powered car built in a Sydney backyard for the 1987 World Solar Challenge race, over adistance of 3,005 kilometres from Darwin to Adelaide. Solar Resource‘ finished in seventh place overall, but it gained first place in the Private Entry category.
    • Online resources1. Transport exhibition, http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/exhibitions/transport.asp2. Transport exhibition teachers notes, http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/pdf/education/teachersnotes/transport.pdf3. Locomotive No. 1 exhibition, http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/exhibitions/locomotive1.asp4. Railways in Australia and great train journeys, http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/railways/5. Early Australian aviation, http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/aviation/6. History of Rail in Australia, http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/rail/trains/history.aspx Relevant education programs1. Marvellous Machines Drawing Adventure teacher-guided program for years 3 & 42. Transport gallery tour for years 1 to 63. Technology & Innovation: Design and Make workshop for years 5 & 6 Image credit: All images used are from the Powerhouse Museum collection -: Powerhouse Museum Learning :-