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- Use in conjunction with http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/hybridtech.shtml to provide greater depth and other research opportunities for students.
About the Science
- Interactive text-based animation shows how the different components of a hybrid vehicle work during different stages of automobile functioning: starting, cruising, passing, breaking, and stopping.
- Developed by a reputable source: US Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Technology is accurate.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- Students can develop an understanding of the basic design and function of a hybrid vehicle. The text-based and go-at-your-own-pace design of interactive allows students to progress at different rates. No teacher support materials are provided, but background information can be found at http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/hybridtech.shtml
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