Curriculum Ideas and Activities to Stimulate Thinking
Engineers need to understand math and science, but they must also think critically and understand the environmental, economic, historic, and societal implications of their discipline. What better subject to study as an example of integrated, multidisciplinary engineering than the automobile?
The Car as a Tech Ed Teaching Tool provides technology instructors with class exercises, activities, and research topics – all centered on the automobile and all designed to stimulate thinking while educating students about the wide-ranging implications of technology in our world.
About the author: Harry T. Roman is a retired research engineer and inventor with 36 years of industrial experience and 10 U.S. patents. He has devoted more than 30 years to working with teachers, students, and schools to bring science and technology to life.