Get Your Motor Runnin': Understanding the Technology and Environmental Efficiency of Hybrid Vehicles


  • Aug 13 2010 4:15 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the technology of hybrid vehicles and the claims made on their behalf. Upon further exploration, students research and decide which cars, hybrid or non-hybrid, might perform best under various circumstances.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Problem-Solving