Car of the Future
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/3507_car.html

Jeff Lockwood, NOVA Teachers


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In this activity, student teams research and develop a proposal to decrease the carbon footprint of their city's/town's public transportation system and then prepare a report that explains why their transportation plan is the best for their community.


Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Energy Infrastructure, Environmental Science:Energy, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Environmental Science:Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy, Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:NGSS, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science