Students explain the basic principles of gasoline engines as propulsion for vehicles. They cite reasons why alternatives for gasoline engines are being considered and explain differences between a motor and an engine.
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Sustainability Initiatives in New York State
How are New Yorkers adopting new "green" technologies and policies to lessen their environmental impact? Through an online interactive game and several educational video clips, this resouce offers a unique approach to learning about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Energy Storage Derby and Proposal
Small groups use the engineering design process to build and test a vehicle capable of carrying 250 grams a distance of five meters. The design must allow for the storage of potential energy and turn it into motion, allowing the...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Getting Oriented: A Move to Alternative Fuels
Discussion, reading, and critical thinking are only some of the things learners will be doing in this four-part unit on alternative fuels. They read about different fuel sources, how they are manufactured, and the pros and cons of each...
9th - 12th Science