ERIC Number: ED420530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Car Builder: Design, Construct and Test Your Own Cars. School Version with Lesson Plans. [CD-ROM].
Highsmith, Joni Bitman
Car Builder is a scientific CD-ROM-based simulation program that lets students design, construct, modify, test, and compare their own cars. Students can design sedans, four-wheel-drive vehicles, vans, sport cars, and hot rods. They may select for aerodynamics, power, and racing ability, or economic and fuel efficiency. It is a program that teaches the value of change and modification in a design environment. The accompanying printed lesson plans introduce computer-aided design and encourage discussion and comparison. (ASK)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Design, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Simulation, Thinking Skills
Optimum Resource, Inc., 18 Hunter Road, Hilton Head, SC 29926 (CD-ROM and accompanying printed teaching guide: $89.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A