New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_A8532
An automobile crossing a stream near Glasgow, New York, 1920.
How do cars cross rivers and streams today?
Why do you think there isn't a bridge?
Do you think many people cross this river?
Is this an urban or rural road? How do you know?
Is this stream deep or shallow?
What do you think happens after it rains? Could the stream be crossed?
How did Henry Ford revolutionize car manufacturing?
Math, Science, English Language Arts: Because gas prices are increasing all the time, some scientists are working to create alternatives to gasoline for cars. What are some of these alternative fuels? What is their fuel mileage? Compare their mileage to a regular gasoline-powered car. Create an advertising campaign publicizing their attributes of alternative-fueled cars. Write a persuasive speech about them and present the speech to your class.
Sutton, Mike Richard. Eyewitness Car. DK Publishing, Inc., July 2000. ISBN: 0789458020
Corbett, David. Automobiles. Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated, May 1999. ISBN: 0764106449
Ford, Carin T. Henry Ford: The Car Man. Enslow Publishers, Incorporated, June 2003. ISBN: 0766021793