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2013 CAR Breakfast Briefing Series - Automotive Fuels and Emissions - Policies Compliance and Potential Impact of Future Technologies
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2013 CAR Breakfast Briefing Series - Automotive Fuels and Emissions - Policies Compliance and Potential Impact of Future Technologies

This resource contains presentations from one of the Center for Automotive Research's ... (more)

This resource contains presentations from one of the Center for Automotive Research's (CAR's) breakfast briefings titled "Automotive Fuels and Emissions: Policies, Compliance, & Potential Impact of Future Technologies."Ā¯ This briefing occurred on 12/5/13 at Robert Bosch LLC in Farmington Hills, MI. At the briefing presenters discussed the strategic implications of Tier 3 regulations which will soon be finalized and may impact future technology decisions in a multitude of ways. The impact of Tier 3 emission regulations is expected to be far reaching as they have the potential to influence the quality of fuel, as well as usage of alternative fuels and powertrains. Further, the regulations will have a direct influence on the technologies, such as diesel and gasoline direct injection, that automakers will utilize to meet the fuel economy standards through MY2025. Included in this resource are the presentations from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Volkswagen, and Bosch utilized at the briefing. (less)

Subject:
Ecology
Engineering
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Data
Instructional Material
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Center for Automotive Technology - Macomb
Provider Set:
Center for Advanced Automotive Technology
Author:
Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars
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2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars

This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2013 ... (more)

This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2013 Management Briefing Seminars held August 5-8, 2013. With over 900 attendees from industry, government, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around global manufacturing strategies, lightweighting, connected vehicles, powertrain developments, sales forecasting, purchasing, policy, designing for technology, and capital investment. (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Data
Instructional Material
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Center for Automotive Technology - Macomb
Provider Set:
Center for Advanced Automotive Technology
Author:
Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
Activity Based Physics Alternative Homework Assignments: Tailgating
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Activity Based Physics Alternative Homework Assignments: Tailgating

This page contains an alternative homework problem related to tailgating and the ... (more)

This page contains an alternative homework problem related to tailgating and the related physics. Users will be prompted to make calculations about stopping distance in a vehicle traveling at high speed behind another. The problem is designed to allow students to independently explore inertia in motion and the relationship between mass and inertia. This item is part of a larger collection of alternative problems based on physics education research. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Instructional Material
Lecture Notes
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Edward F. Redish
K. Vick
Patrick Cooney
All Wound Up
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All Wound Up

In this activity, learners build a racecar using only a rubber band, ... (more)

In this activity, learners build a racecar using only a rubber band, spool, straw, and paper clip! This racer is a classic toy that zips across a flat surface. The activity links to different ideas about stored energy and motion energy. Also included are suggestions for ways to take your racer to the next level - hills! (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Science and Technology
Chemistry
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
PBS Learning Media
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
PBS
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Arby's
Greendog
National Science Foundation
Public television viewers
WGBH
Art Cars
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Art Cars

In this activity, learners design miniature cars. Learners can create a telephone ... (more)

In this activity, learners design miniature cars. Learners can create a telephone car, soccer car, merry-go-round car, or any other theme car they can imagine. Learners can also choose to construct moving sculptures to ride inside, motorize the car, build an obstacle course, and/or have a mini art car parade. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Computing and Information
Engineering
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
National Science Foundation
Science Museum of Minnesota
Blow It Away
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Blow It Away

In this activity, learners design wind-powered cars out of simple household materials. ... (more)

In this activity, learners design wind-powered cars out of simple household materials. Students have fun designing and then racing their vehicles around the room. Challenges for this project include a "monster truck pull" using paper clips as drag, and seeing how far from the wind source (a fan) the car can go. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Chemistry
Engineering
Geoscience
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Arby's
Greendog
National Science Foundation
WGBH
Buying a second hand car
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Buying a second hand car

At the completion of this lesson you will be able to hold ... (more)

At the completion of this lesson you will be able to hold a conversation about purchasing a second hand car. What you need to pay attention to and what types of questions to ask. How will you asses a car objectively before buying it? (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
KlasCement
Provider Set:
KlasCement
Author:
Vlaams Ministerie Van Onderwijs En Vorming
Car on an Inclined Plane Model
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Car on an Inclined Plane Model

The EJS Car on an Inclined Plane model displays a car on ... (more)

The EJS Car on an Inclined Plane model displays a car on an incline plane. When the car reaches the bottom of the incline, it can be set to bounce (elastic collision) with the stop attached to the bottom of the incline. The car consists of the car body, two rotating front wheels, and two rotating rear wheels. The incline angle (in radians) can be changed via a textbox. In addition the car can be dragged to its initial position. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Science and Technology
Computing and Information
Physics
Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
comPADRE
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
Open Source Physics
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Francisco Esquembre
Mario Belloni
Wolfgang Christian
Cars: Engineering for Efficiency
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Cars: Engineering for Efficiency

Students learn how the aerodynamics and rolling resistance of a car affect ... (more)

Students learn how the aerodynamics and rolling resistance of a car affect its energy efficiency through designing and constructing model cars out of simple materials. As the little cars are raced down a tilted track (powered by gravity) and propelled off a ramp, students come to understand the need to maximize the energy efficiency of their cars. The most energy-efficient cars roll down the track the fastest and the most aerodynamic cars jump the farthest. Students also work with variables and plot how a car's speed changes with the track angle. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Eszter Horanyi, Jake Crosby, William Surles, Janet Yowell
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
TeachEngineering.org
Cars from the Future
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Cars from the Future

In some cities, especially large cities such as Los Angeles or Mexico ... (more)

In some cities, especially large cities such as Los Angeles or Mexico City, visible air pollution is a major problem, both for human health and the environment. A variety of sources contribute to air pollution, but personal vehicles account for one of the main sources. Though each car has relatively low emissions when compared to vehicles of the 1970s, there are so many more cars on the road now that their emissions play a large role in overall pollution. In this activity, students think about alternate ways to power a vehicle to reduce emissions. Student teams design an eco-friendly car using the engineering design process, and make a presentation to showcase their product. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Abigail Watrous
Denali Lander
Janet Yowell
Katherine Beggs
Fan Cart
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Fan Cart

If a sailboat is stranded because there is no wind, is it ... (more)

If a sailboat is stranded because there is no wind, is it possible to set up a fan on deck and blow wind into the sail to make the boat move? In this activity, learners explore this classic physics question by using simple materials to build a low-friction cart with a removable motor and a removable sail. Learners will observe the behavior of their cart and see Newton's Laws in action. (less)

Subject:
Chemistry
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Data
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Don Rathjen
The Exploratorium
Global Warming: The Hydrogen Car
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Global Warming: The Hydrogen Car

Is the hydrogen car the answer to global warming? This video segment ... (more)

Is the hydrogen car the answer to global warming? This video segment adapted from NOVA/FRONTLINE looks at the pros and cons of this developing technology. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Chemistry
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
PBS Learning Media
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Highway Seismograph
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Highway Seismograph

This is an activity that models the operation of a seismograph, a ... (more)

This is an activity that models the operation of a seismograph, a tool used to measure the size of earthquakes. While driving down the highway as a passenger in a car, learners slowly draw a line across a sheet of paper to record the up-and-down motion of the car as it goes over bumps both big and small. The resulting picture is a seismogram-like recording. Learners can take the activity further by measuring the "Pothole Scale" - a logarithmic scale that models the more well-known Richter scale. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Science and Technology
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Data
Images and Illustrations
Instructional Material
Interactive
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plans
Reference
Simulations
Provider:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Exploratorium
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Exploratorium
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Earthquake Education Environment (E3)
Author:
Exploratorium
The Exploratorium
Motorized Car
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Motorized Car

In this design challenge activity, learners build a car that uses a ... (more)

In this design challenge activity, learners build a car that uses a battery-operated motor to "drive" at least ten feet. Educators can use this activity as a fun, hands-on way to introduce the design process as well as circuitry and motors to learners. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Chemistry
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH
Newton Car
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Newton Car

In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the relationship between ... (more)

In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the relationship between mass, acceleration, and force as described in Newton's second law of motion. During a set of experiments, learners use a wooden car and rubber bands to toss varying masses off the car and measure how far the car rolls in response to the action force generated. Although this activity focuses on second law of motion, educators can use this activity to investigate all three of Netwon's laws. This lesson plan includes background information, tips and black-line masters for learners. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Technology
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Data
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Deborah A. Shearer
Gregory L. Vogt, Ed.D.
NASA
Out of Sight: Remote Vehicle Activity
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Out of Sight: Remote Vehicle Activity

In this robotics activity, learners drive a remote-controlled car through a course ... (more)

In this robotics activity, learners drive a remote-controlled car through a course to learn the challenges faced while trying to operate a planetary rover. They use measurement, geometry and problem-solving skills to move through the course. This activity simulates the real FIDO field tests that took place in the Mojave Desert in 1999. This resource includes information about the FIDO Rover as well as Mars Rovers websites. (less)

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History, Law, Politics
Mathematics
Engineering
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Technology
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Simulations
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
NASA
Puff Mobile
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Puff Mobile

In this engineering activity, challenge learners to design a car using only ... (more)

In this engineering activity, challenge learners to design a car using only 3 straws, 4 Lifesaversä‹¢, 1 piece of paper, 2 paper clips, tape, and scissors. The catch is that in order to make their car move, they can only blow on it. Learner experiment and redesign to see how far their cars can travel. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Chemistry
Engineering
Geoscience
Physics
Technology
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
National Science Foundation
PBS
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation
WGBH
WGBH Boston
Push Pull Painter
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Push Pull Painter

In this activity, learners create painting machines that can paint moving forwards ... (more)

In this activity, learners create painting machines that can paint moving forwards and backwards. Learners construct the machines out of LEGOs, motors, a programmable PICO Cricket, and a cardboard triangular base that can hold markers or paint brushes. Learners can create beautiful art with their machines! (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Chemistry
Computing and Information
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
National Science Foundation
Science Museum of Minnesota
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