Investigate the design of transport


Virtual field trips and virtual tours

Term 3 2018: new virtual field trip

Trip: Share the road - design thinking and a safer transport system for everyone

When: starts August 14

What: Everyone uses our roads from a young age. Let’s get young people thinking about how roads can be improved through safe system thinking. This trip is based in the Waikato and includes:

  • Putaruru College students talking about their award-winning road safety video
  • Experts unpacking the design thinking behind safer streets and highways
  • A look into future challenges with the University of Waikato researchers. Their driving simulator is used to test new road safety features and driver behaviour.

Enrol your class

Share the road virtual field trip (LEARNZ website)

More information

Here are some videos and background information to the topic.

Share the road

About virtual field trips

Virtual field trips enable school students to learn about our transport system by actively participating in an online learning experience.

The virtual trips are organised by professional educators in CORE Education’s LEARNZ team. All New Zealand schools have free access.

During the live days, students can put their questions to the experts during web conferences. Each field trip includes videos, student reading resources, career profiles and interactive activities.

Resources remain on the LEARNZ website for ongoing use by schools.

Virtual tour: Waikato Expressway

This virtual tour connects students with ideas around technological practice plus applied science and the environment.

Illustrated articles and videos are provided as digital learning tools for senior primary, middle years and early secondary schooling.

Waikato Expressway