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Chapter 6: Fender Bender Physics
Author's Note: Images in this chapter courtesy of NSTA.
[Page 80]Fender Bender Physics is an integrated science and engineering curriculum built on the theme of transportation safety. It was developed through a partnership between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and NSTA. An engineering design process is used as the curriculum design for each of the three units. These units can be used together, individually, or as enrichments to middle school physical science or technology education programs. Instructional activities are focused on the practices of science and engineering while building understanding of core ideas in physics, engineering design, and important attributes of vehicles.
Fender Bender Physics was published by NSTA Press in 2001. A PDF of it can be ...