INQUIRY- Puffing Billy

Look at these websites with information about Puffing Billy. See if you can find out:

What is Puffing Billy?

Where is it?

Find a map of where the train makes its journey.

What is the history of Puffing Billy?

What makes a steam train move and how does it work?

 

 

http://puffingbilly.com.au/en/

Record anything you find out about how steam trains work.

Story from ‘Getaway’

https://www.9now.com.au/getaway/2017/extras/oceania/fact-sheets/puffing-billy-dandenong

https://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/15694042/Trains-and-Train-Tracks#page/6

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/eric-the-engine

http://trc.trains.com/en/Trains%204%20Kids/Train%20Stories.aspx

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4081177.htm

Behind the news story about a 13 year boy who is saving a train

 

https://www.ziptales.com/H5/childreninhistory/menu.php

 

 

https://www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/downloads/20036/emerald_lake_park

Information about Emerald Lake

 

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-trains/

 

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/steamengines.html

How do steam engines work?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8LrAsL4oH0\

Animation of how a steam engine works

 

https://www.wikkistix.com/lesson-plans/stem-education-for-kids-a-make-it-move/

Wikki stix activity

Maths- looking at timetables, measurement etc

 

One thought on “INQUIRY- Puffing Billy

  1. Dear Mrs Black,
    I like to go on Puffing Billy steam train because it made me so happy, that, it would make me feel better going to puffing billy/ Puffing billy steam train and it’s way to cool when were on the bridge. 🙂
    Love from you’re student Tiana Forrest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>