Transport Challenge

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By Christina Bakerwriter and educational journalist

Buckle up for a fantastic interactive transport game. Ready, set, go!

Illustrated map of Great Britain

One of the most famous journeys through Great Britain runs from Land’s End, Cornwall, in the southwest, to John O’Groats, Caithness, in the northeast. The distance between the two points (as the crow flies) is around 603 miles (970km). The distance by road is 874 miles (1400km) and the journey has been undertaken (often for charity) on foot, by bicycle, motorbike, car and using public transport.

Inspired by this journey, ‘Transport Challenge’ is our new interactive game. It is designed to be a starting point to help children learn about transport, as well as consider important issues surrounding travel. These include:

Modes of transport: Understanding the different options available: car, bus, train, tram, bicycle, lorry, plane, ship and travelling on foot.

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