Internal Combustion Engine Teacher Resources
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Teach your environmental studies, life science, or engineering class how an internal combustion engine works using the first few slides of the accompanying presentation. Then, focus in on the resulting carbon emissions. Finally, take a peek at possible alternative-fuel-powered automobiles and consider public transportation.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
Discovering How a Car Works
Students explain the four stroke process in internal combustion engines. For this physics lesson, students role play this process and present their reenactment in class. They draw and label the diagram of an internal combustion engine.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Hybrid Vehicles: Cut Pollution and Save Money
Math and science meet in this lesson on hybrid electric automobiles. This 24-page resource provides everything you need for teaching a lesson that compares the use of internal combustion engines to hybrid electric engines. Participants calculate ratios and percentages and graph functions of the data comparing the two cars.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 33 Downloads
Investigation: Crank It Up!
Following this procedure, eager engineers construct a working model of a piston system, similar to that in an internal combustion engine. Perfect for STEM or automotive technology classes, the activity comes complete with analysis and conclusion questions.
7th - 9th Science 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Start Your Engines
Have your techies read up on the details of how combustion engines work in an automobile. Create a set of accompanying response-to-reading questions and have your mechanical engineering or automotive technology class use this as a homework assignment.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Rudolf Diesel Research Question
In this scientific inventions learning exercise, students research the German inventor (Rudolf Diesel) who developed the internal-combustion engine. Students write a short description of the inventor and his invention, and draw a picture to illustrate some aspect of their report.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fossil Fuel Sources, Usage and Alternatives: What Are the Options?
Students examine the relationship between energy and the environment. In groups, they participate in experiments to discover the law of thermodynamics and the differences between potential, kinetic and mechanical forms of energy. They examine the different types of fossil fuels and determine which alternatives would be best for the environment.
9th - 10th Science 23 Views 61 Downloads
Fossil Fuel Sources, Usage and Alternatives: What are the Options?
Students identify the different sources of fossil fuels. In this environmental science lesson, students research about how these impact our environment. They explore renewable energy sources that could replace fossil fuels.
9th - 10th Science 13 Views 128 Downloads
Students create piston systems and explore the conversion of linear to rotary motion that propels a car. In this motion lesson, students build and test a model piston/crankshift system and discover why there is a maximum limit to how fast a car can travel.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Intro to Fuel Cells
If you have a Hoffman apparatus or some other hydrolysis equipment, you can carry out this plan with your high schoolers. Through it, chemistry stars discover how redox reactions can serve as a possible source of electrical energy. They diagram the fuel cell, write the equation for the reaction, and calculate its efficiency.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads
The Industrial World Represented by 19th Century Artists
Young scholars study paintings, sculptures and of objects d'art as documents to study the 19th century Industrial Revolution. In this art history lesson, students study a chronological timeline of art during the Industrial Revolution. Young scholars read about the art and artists of this method and time.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 33 Downloads
Advanced Critical Reading: Ethanol
In this advanced critical reading activity, students read a passage about ethanol then answer questions. Students make inferences, determine author's purpose and use context clues to find the meaning of unknown words in the passage.
6th - 10th Language Arts 11 Views 221 Downloads
Students discover how the public's perceptions of science have changed throughout recent history; then research scientific and technological breakthroughs in a variety of areas. They then create plays that allow scientists to encounter both the beneficial and harmful repercussions of their work.
6th - 12th Science 6 Views 23 Downloads