Transport choices make a significant difference to global carbon emissions. Learn about the environmental impacts of different transportation options, and the health implications of our transport choices.
Firstly, a larger number of vehicles on the road could be seen to increase the level of danger to pedestrians and cyclists. Secondly, there have been some suggestions, albeit subject to debate, that vehicle pollution can contribute to illnesses such as asthma.
Finally, choosing to walk or ride a bicycle rather than travelling by car is good for our general health and fitness.
The Environmental Science and Biology ‘codes’ underneath each link refer to the Higher and National 5 Resource guides produced by Education Scotland. These can be accessed in the ‘Resources’ section of bit.ly/glowsciences (N.B. you will need a glow log in to access.)
The Geography ‘codes’ listed below will link to the SQA Unit Specifications.
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