(The Big Bus Ride, televised on UK Horizons, has taken five British, American and Austrian adults across the Americas in aid of War Child). Children can log on to track the history of the trip and the bus's current position and to e-mail the crew with questions.
From Omnibus to Ecobus, a learning resource charting the social history of London's public transport from 1829 to the present on website www.ltmuseum.co.ukomnibusdraws on London Transport Museum photographs, maps and vehicles.
Housemate, a pack devised following Shelter's consultation with seven groups of young people across the UK about their homelessness experiences, is designed for key stages 3 and 4 of the citizenship curriculum. It is available from the web at www.housemate.org.uk or tel: 0870 241 6084.