Lesson One Recycled Racing Cars - Background Research

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1. Research

1.1. Websites for students to research sustainability in the car industry

1.1.1. http://www.toyota.com.au/toyota/sustainability/

1.1.2. http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.au/about-us/sustainability

1.2. Websites about racing

1.2.1. http://www.formula1.com/inside_f1/understanding_f1_racing/

1.2.2. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bernoullis-Principle/step10/Practical-Applications-Race-Car/

2. Low Key Responses

2.1. 1-2-3 Eyes to Me Say this phrase to students. Pause and wait until all students have their eyes on you and have stopped what they are doing. Give simple, easy to follow instructions. Don't give all instructions at once and don't ask all students to move at once

2.2. Clapping Ryhthm Clap a short rhythm, which students repeat. Pause and wait for students to stop what they are doing and focous on you

2.3. Hands On Head Place your hands on your head and wait for students to be silent and focused on you with their hands on their heads

3. Focus Questions

3.1. What are some of the ways car companies are working to clean up the environment?

3.2. Are they using sustainable materials?

3.3. Does sustainability affect the performance or price of a vehicle? If not why not?

3.4. What additional information did you find?

3.5. Are car companies more concerned with sustainability, safety, profit or other considerations?

3.6. How do you think car companies could become more sustainable and environmentally friendly?

3.7. Why do you think sustainability is an ever-increasing concern? How do you think it will affect you in the future? (Jobs)

4. Learning and Teaching Adjustments Keep students focused on the research task. Monitor computer work to make sure students are on the appropriate websites

5. Content Descriptor: Design and Technologies Knowledge and Understanding - Investigate how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability in the design of products, services and environments for current and future use (ACTDEK019)

6. Specific Learning Goals: At the conclusion of this learning experience each student should be able to: • Evaluate information found during research • Explain the ways car manufacturers use recycled materials in new vehicles and any other modifications that cater to environmental and sustainable needs • Explain factors that affect Car Racing, such as weight, speed and shape of the car. • Work cooperatively in teams to research