Transportation TechnologyPart 1<br />8th Grade Technology<br />
What is transportation technology<br />Transportation Technology refers to the systems that we use to …<br />Move people a...
Examples<br />What are some examples of transportation systems?<br />
Transportation Environments<br />When talking about transportation, the term environment refers to “where” the vehicle tra...
Environments<br />Land<br />Air<br />Water<br />Space<br />
Land Transportation<br />There are two categories of land transportation.<br />Stationary<br />Vehicular<br />
Land Transportation Cont.<br />Stationary refers to systems that have a permanently set path.<br />Vehicular refers to sys...
Air Tranportation<br />There are two categories of air transportation systems.<br />Lighter-than-air<br />Heavier-than-air...
Air Transportation CONT.<br />Lighter-than-air refers to a vehicle that use a “lighter-than-air” gas to stay in the air.<b...
Water Transportation<br />There are two categories of water transportation systems.<br />Inland<br />Oceanic<br />
Water Transportation Cont.	<br />Inland refers to vehicles  that are designed to travel on smaller bodies of water like ri...
Space Transportation<br />There are two categories of space vehicles.<br />Staffed<br />Unstaffed<br />
Space transportation cont.<br />“Staffed” refers to vehicles are a designed to carry people.<br />“Unstaffed” refers to ve...
Your Assignment<br />Create a chart like you see below and list the assigned number of examples of each category.<br />
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  1. 1. Transportation TechnologyPart 1<br />8th Grade Technology<br />
  2. 2. What is transportation technology<br />Transportation Technology refers to the systems that we use to …<br />Move people and/or freight from one location to another.<br />
  3. 3. Examples<br />What are some examples of transportation systems?<br />
  4. 4. Transportation Environments<br />When talking about transportation, the term environment refers to “where” the vehicle travels.<br />There are four environments of transportation.<br />
  5. 5. Environments<br />Land<br />Air<br />Water<br />Space<br />
  6. 6. Land Transportation<br />There are two categories of land transportation.<br />Stationary<br />Vehicular<br />
  7. 7. Land Transportation Cont.<br />Stationary refers to systems that have a permanently set path.<br />Vehicular refers to systems that have a random or changing path.<br />
  8. 8. Air Tranportation<br />There are two categories of air transportation systems.<br />Lighter-than-air<br />Heavier-than-air<br />
  9. 9. Air Transportation CONT.<br />Lighter-than-air refers to a vehicle that use a “lighter-than-air” gas to stay in the air.<br />Heavier-than-air refers to a vehicle that must create “lift” to stay in the air.<br />
  10. 10. Water Transportation<br />There are two categories of water transportation systems.<br />Inland<br />Oceanic<br />
  11. 11. Water Transportation Cont. <br />Inland refers to vehicles that are designed to travel on smaller bodies of water like rivers and lakes.<br />Oceanic refers to vehicles that are designed to withstand that forces of the ocean.<br />
  12. 12. Space Transportation<br />There are two categories of space vehicles.<br />Staffed<br />Unstaffed<br />
  13. 13. Space transportation cont.<br />“Staffed” refers to vehicles are a designed to carry people.<br />“Unstaffed” refers to vehicles that are not designed to carry people.<br />
  14. 14. Your Assignment<br />Create a chart like you see below and list the assigned number of examples of each category.<br />
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