Transportation Technologies

Course Description

This course introduces students to the newest and most cutting-edge futuristic transportation technologies out there. Students gain familiarity with the history of transportation development and understand a framework with which to evaluate new transportation modes. Then the course dives into ten different technologies on the horizon. Students examine the technologies, the pros and cons of each mode, and explore potential career paths in these emerging fields.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to the Future of Transportation
Module 2: Flying Cars
Module 3: Self-driving Car Technology
Module 4: Self-driving Cars in Society
Module 5: Drones
Module 6: Hyperloop
Module 7: Jet packs
Module 8: Supersonic jets
Module 9: Personal Rapid Transit
Module 10: Supercavitation