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Curriculum IdeasThe New York Transit Museum's Education Station web site includes a series of online activities that relate to the Museum's unique transit-related collection. Check back often to experience new featured activities. Click any image below to start exploring. 

All of these resources can be found at the main Education Station and are available at any time for anyone visiting the web.  The items listed below are provided for your convenience as an educator, but we encourage you to link directly to the non-teacher area of the site when sharing these resources with your learners.

Online Resources for Teachers


Online Gallery Talk
    

Online Gallery Talk
Audio and visual tours of select Museum exhibits.

    
A Day in the Life of a Bus
Experience what a difference a day makes in the life of a New York City bus.
Bus Talk     
Bus Talk
Hear from the people that keep New York City's buses running.
 Other Web Resources    
Other Web Resources
Links to other transit-related web resources, lessons and activities.

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Resources for Learners

    Object Corner:

Virtual Exhibit
     
Fare Collection
Explore historic forms of fare collection, up close.
 MTA Concentration  
MTA Concentration
Examine a subway map that guided passengers in 1938.
MTA Concentration  

MTA Concentration
Take a close look at one of the subway's beautiful ceramics.

The Last Horsecar
 
The Last Horsecar
Look at a precursor to electrifed surface transportation.

    Games & Activities:

     

Mosaic Maker
Design and print your own mosaic masterpiece.

Memory Games 
 
Memory Games
Play classic concentration games with historical items.
Map Puzzle 
 
Map Puzzle
Try your hand (and mouse) at unscrambling an historic map.
 Map Puzzle  
Transit Poetry
Write a poem about public transportation using online "refrigerator magnets".


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 






 
 


Education Station is made possible in part 
thanks to the generous support of the following sponsors:
Verizon Foundation
Dell, Inc.
 
 
 
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