12. The Auto Show





Overview

Students present their favorite wind-up to the class and explain how it was made and how it works.



Advance Preparation

  • With the students, decide the format / audience for the show.

Materials

  • Cars students have made and their Instruction Manuals.


Procedure

The car show: Provide a format and audience for students to present their work. The presentation should include notebooks and worksheets, as well as finished products. The show could take any of several forms:

  • Students create a museum display;
  • Students give oral presentations of their work to an audience;
  • Students present their work informally to visitors, “science-fair” style;
  • Students present their work to another class.

Outcomes

  • Students present their work before an audience and develop the skills related to a presentation.