The Electric cars in society learning journey is for teaching about technological developments in society in the context of electric transport.
In this journey, learners build up knowledge and skills through a curriculum focus on technologies. The lesson ideas allow them to see the purpose and relevance of learning about the issues, views and developments around electric transport. Learners can then apply these skills to an engineering challenge where they help a council plan how to reduce carbon emissions from vehicles by considering a range of options and present a proposal for consideration by the council. This learning context provides opportunities for planning with other departments, such as mathematics, for interdisciplinary learning.
There are rich opportunities to work with partners in this journey by inviting in local authority representatives or people working on sustainable transport initiatives.
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Experiences and outcomes explored
Technologies > Technological developments in society > 01r2 > TCH 4-01b
Having investigated a current trend of technological advance in Scotland or beyond, I can debate the short- and long-term possibilities of the technological development becoming a reality.
Technologies > Technological developments in society > 01r2 > TCH 4-01c
I can debate the possible future impact of new and emerging technologies on economic prosperity and the environment.
Languages > Literacy and English > Listening and talking > Understanding, analysing and evaluating > LIT 4-08a
To help me develop an informed view, I can identify some of the techniques used to influence or persuade and can assess the value of my sources.