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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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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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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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Model T Road Trip: Some Affects of the Automobile on America.

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research the automotive revolution. In this American industrialization lesson, students use the Internet to explore the cultural contributions and impact of the automobile in America. This lesson includes several web resources,...
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The Automobile and the Drive-In Society

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
How has automobile technology affected the United States and its citizens? After reading an introductory article, class members participate in a jigsaw activity designed to explore this question. After gathering information and filling...
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Wings, Chrome, and Tailfins: Automobiles of the 1950s

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students study the automobile industry. For this cultural history lesson, students explore 1950s America as they view a teacher-created PowerPoint presentation regarding the 1950s. Students research how the automobile changed the 1950s...
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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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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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An Automobile Phylogenetic Tree

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct a phylogenetic tree for various automobiles and trucks after considering important characteristics of these "organisms". They work in small groups to construct the trees and complete a set of questions then they...
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Oil Lesson Plan- Automobile Insurance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the importance of having car insurance and the effects of not having it in the case of an accident. They use an internet website to participate in different activities. Students conduct research while answering...
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Streetfilms' Moving Beyond the Automobile

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
This is an exceptional series that you can use in an environmental or engineering unit. There are four lessons: "Sustainable Transportation," "Designing for Safety," "Changing the Landscape," and "Engaging in Policy." Each lesson...
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On the Road

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the history of the automobile in the United States. They complete a Webquest, explore the PBS website, answer discussion questions, and locate and discuss newspaper articles about cars and travel.
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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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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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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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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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Keystone Science School: Sustainable Automobiles

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students explore how to choose the correct car for them based on their needs.
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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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The Automobile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to technological innovations that contributed to mass production of the automobile and how this allows large numbers of Americans to afford an automobile.
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The Automobile’s Influence on Post-WWII Suburbia

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore post World War II America.  In this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze primary and secondary sources to research how the automobile influenced the growth of suburbs, and how the growth of suburbs...
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So You Want to Drive an Automobile?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research types of auto insurance that are required in the state of Florida. They choose an automobile and find the cost of insurance to legally drive it.
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Good Times and bad; The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Changes in society through 1900 to 1930 in the suburbs and work culture are covered in this presentation on aviation and the automobile.  Music, movies and the Harlem Renaissance are the other main topics, with 6 or so bullet points...
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The Automobile

For Students 6th - 8th
In this technology activity, students find the terms in the word search related to the parts of an automobile. The words can also be connected to form the complete concept of a car.
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A Book of Knowledge About the First Automobiles

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils who are studying the history of transportation in Colorado take a look at the differences between vehicles of the early 20th century compared to ones of today. They view images from a CD-Rom, and answer discussion questions...

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