One Thing Leads to Another
If you live in or have ever been to a large city, you may have had the chance to ride a subway.
Before underground trains were a thing, there were problems that led someone (Charles Pearson of 19th century London, in this case) to imagine that building a subway could be a good move.
There are loads of interesting elements to this story, but for the moment, let’s look at some of the things that happened as a result. What do you remember from the video?
Now imagine some new thing or activity that would address a problem at your school. If it came to be and was successful in handling the problem, what else might happen? Would that create a new opportunity, or generate a new problem, or both?
How the World’s First Metro System Was Built by TED-Ed on YouTube (5:47)
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