Safety Crash Testing

This Safety Crash Testing activity & project also includes:

Everyone knows that cars have safety features, but wouldn't it be fun to design your own? Learners with visual impairments build a ramp and then attempt to use the material provided to design a safety system to protect a raw egg from a horrible fate. Learners will need to consider the materials, construct their safe vehicles, and then test their designs. 

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Pros

  • An activity that makes core content accessible to all learners
Cons

  • Learners with visual impairments need to construct conceptual understandings of the world around them; it is suggested to allow them ample time to fully explore the materials they'll be working with