Sample Video 72: Transportation 8: Locomotive Power Plant


See the workings of a locomotive power plant and learn how it operates.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tool 581: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama or a Graphic Novel

Use this Teacher Tool with the videos listed below to give students an opportunity to share their understanding of concepts they have learned from the videos through the creation of a dramatic scene or graphic novel. Videos for the activity include the one on the web page where you found this tool as well as others listed below:
Transportation 1: What happens if I’m going to ride a train?
Transportation 2: What’s the size of a train?
Transportation 3: What do the engineer and other personnel do to make sure the train runs smoothly?
Transportation 4: Control Panel Explanation
Transportation 5:Train Control Operator in Action
Transportation 7: Explanation of Wheel Carriage
Transportation 8: Locomotive Power Plant
Transportation 9: Starting a Locomotive
Transportation 16: How Does That Work? Magnetic Levitation Trains
Transportation 18: How Does That Work? Traffic Signal Control