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Car crashes, grade 12 : STEM road map for high school /

by Johnson, Carla C; Walton, Janet B; Peters-Burton, Erin E; National Science Teachers Association.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: STEM road map curriculum series: Publisher: Arlington, Virginia : National Science Teachers Association, [2018]Description: 138 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781681405469; 1681405466.Other Title: STEM road map for high school.Subject(s): Traffic accidents -- Study and teaching (Secondary) | Traffic safety -- Study and teaching (Secondary) | Twelfth grade (Education)Summary: "As students in 12th grade are learning to be new drivers, a book focusing on analyzing the forces involved in different types of car crashes may be timely and informative. First, the module presented in this book builds an awareness of the industry of car safety and how technological advances may not be all positive. Second, it gives students a deep understanding of how forces and velocity act at different angles to produce momentum and impact. Third, the module explores the history of safety features in cars and the impacts these features have on society in terms of government rules and individual rights.The module culminates by having students reverse engineer car crash scenarios to explain the factors the led to the crash for the sake of informing law enforcement officials"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index

"As students in 12th grade are learning to be new drivers, a book focusing on analyzing the forces involved in different types of car crashes may be timely and informative. First, the module presented in this book builds an awareness of the industry of car safety and how technological advances may not be all positive. Second, it gives students a deep understanding of how forces and velocity act at different angles to produce momentum and impact. Third, the module explores the history of safety features in cars and the impacts these features have on society in terms of government rules and individual rights.The module culminates by having students reverse engineer car crash scenarios to explain the factors the led to the crash for the sake of informing law enforcement officials"--

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