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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and...
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Calculating the Cost: Algebraic Planning for a First Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewScholars decide which job to take based on the pay. They then research cars to potentially purchase and determine the total cost of the car. Finally, they calculate how long they would have to work to purchase the car along with how much...
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World's First Car!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When scientists first wanted to study car safety, they didn't use crash test dummies—they were the testers! A short video traces the history of car safety innovations in engines, frames, brakes, and more.
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Fuel for Thought

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A automobile swap fuels a group discussion. Given the mpg of vehicles, pupils determine which swap would result in the most fuel savings. The resource provides a method to guide the decision after a class discussion.
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Got Gas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much gas does it take to drive around town? The class uses a variety of mathematical procedures to take a look at the use of gas for transportation. Class members use a different unit to determine the cost of driving a car as opposed...
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Determining the Equation of a Line: Trip Functions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Let the function drive the activity. The interactive displays the odometer on a car for a trip. Pupils determine and interpret the slope of the situation. Then, they find a verbal description of the equation of the function.
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People Who Built America: Ford

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The man behind the car that changed the world led a life of ingenuity and innovation. A passage about Henry Ford and his Model T inspires young readers to think more about the ways an idea can contribute to the greater society.
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Henry Ford, 1863-1947: He Revolutionized the Auto Industry

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
How did Henry Ford change the world? One word: automobile. After reading a two-page passage about Henry Ford's contributions to society with the invention of the automobile, readers respond to a series of 10 reading comprehension...
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Aluminazing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class make artwork out of used soda cans. The class analyzes the materials that are in cars and ponder the use of aluminum in them. The teacher anodizes strips of aluminum in order for them to be dyed, then pupils create...
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Smash Science

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Here's an activity that uses pennies to explain separating out automobile materials Groups calculate and compare the densities of pennies that have been manufactured in different years. The resource challenges teams to make the...
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Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
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Placing Events on a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
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Under the Hood: The Chemistry of Cars

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Explore the cumbustion reactions driving the world's automobiles and the chemical solutions used to keep their engines cool with this fun instructional video.
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A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let's take a look back at America during the 1920s and 1930s. Information regarding the economics in the 1920s that led to some of the issues during the 1930s are covered using text and images. Learners will consider economic booms,...
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Junior Solar Sprint Series: Gears and Drive Belts

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Activate middle schoolers' minds with this physical science activity. Learners vary the diameter of gears and the number of teeth on them to find how energy output is affected. This writeup features well-developed background information...
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How To Change a Tire

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As a driver, there are few things worse than hearing the flap, flap, flap of a flat tire. Fear not, after watching this video, young drivers will be able to get their cars back on the road and running in no time.
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Becoming Aware-How to Drive Clean across Texas

For Teachers K - 5th
Students perform various activities designed to increase their awareness of how automobiles pollute the air and how they can help keep the air clean.
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The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 
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Assembly Line and Henry Ford

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine how an assembly works.  For this assembly line lesson, students discuss the details of an assembly line, then think of something in their home that they could put together in steps.  Finally, they list the step-by-step...
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Henry Ford: A Cultural Icon

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners conduct research online for information about Henry Ford and his assembly line, examine economic, technological, and social changes that resulted from Ford's innovation, and use notes and resources to write five paragraph essays...
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Tire and Wheel Assemblies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When it's time to upgrade to bigger wheels and tires, is your class up to the challenge? Aspiring automotive technologists create and use a formula to calculate the diameter of a tire and wheel assembly in an upbeat career and technology...