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CERCA Now: Transportation


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CERCA Now Trasportation 1


All Aboard!

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CERCA Now Trasportation 2


Photo Essay: Eight Unusual Transit Systems Around the World

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CERCA Now Trasportation 3


The Forgotten History Of The Us' African American Coal Towns

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How did the transcontinental railroad bring the people of the United States together after the destruction of the Civil War?

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What kind of skills or training might someone need to work on a wind farm?

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How did mining companies take advantage of coal miners living in coal towns?

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Determining and Tracing a Central Idea Through Details

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Role of Machines 

Isaac Asimov, the great science fiction writer, recorded three rules for robots that remain at the center of our discussions about the role of machines in our lives. This set of CERCA Slides highlights some of the debates related to technology.

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