Direct Drive Edition
Children and adults who are fascinated
by trucks will enjoy this introduction to computer assisted design (CAD).
engineers," users build light, medium, or heavy trucks
on screen, specifying chassis length, wheel base, engine type, transmission,
tank size, suspension, steering, tires and brakes.
Truck Builder teaches principles involved in building powerful, aerodynamic,
efficient and safe trucks. It enhances problem-solving skills, and fosters
an elementary knowledge of physics and automotive design.
Truck designs and
test results can be printed, compared, and stored for later use or modification.
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
After installation, the CD is not needed. Grades 3 and up
Additional user licenses available (see below).