ERIC Number: ED460022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Fender Bender Physics.
Bevin, Roy Q.; Raudebaugh, Robert A.
This book is based on an integrated approach to science and technology and targets middle schools students. Each unit includes a teacher's guide and eight science activities. Units include: (1) "The Mousetrap Car"; (2) "The CO2 Car"; and (3) "The Space Frame Vehicle". Supplemental materials consist of seven readings including: (1) "Brainstorming"; (2) "The Design Process"; (3) "Mind Mapping"; (4) "Motion and Force"; (5) "Student Safety Guide"; (6) "Work as Mechanical Energy"; and (7) "The Manufacturing Process". These units can be used individually or as enrichment activities. The activities presented in this book meet the National Science Education Standards for science and technology. (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Design, Educational Technology, Integrated Curriculum, Middle Schools, Physics, Safety, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.
Note: Grades 5-8.