Direct Drive Edition
Sophisticated and easy to use our award-winning scientific simulation program
allows students to design, test, and print cars, providing data on cause and
effect and technical efficiency.
As "design engineers," users build cars on screen, specifying chassis
length, wheelbase, engine type, transmission, fuel tank size, suspension, steering,
tires and brakes.
Car Builder teaches principles involved in building aerodynamic, efficient
and safe cars. It introduces users to computer-aided design (CAD), enhances
problem-solving skills, and fosters an elementary knowledge of physics and
Car designs and road and wind tunnel test results can be printed and stored
for later use or modification.
Bilingual, users can toggle freely between English and Spanish. School Versions
include freely reproducible lesson plans and manipulative masters. Direct Drive
allows the entire program to install directly on the hard drive of each computer.
After installation, the CD is not needed. Grades 3 and up.
School Site License for 15
Additional user licenses available (see below).