Students will examine the role that scale plays in creating Hot Wheels cars.
Guiding Questions :
- As a professional toy car designer for Mattel's Hot Wheels, Larry Wood uses basic math concepts such as fractions, measurement and scale to create accurate replicas of the coolest cars on the road.
Performance/Literacy Tasks :
Video : Designing Toy Cars
Student Project: The Tinkertoy Derby
Video Movie Guide: Movie Guide: Designing Toy Cars
A movie guide about: Measurement (distance), ratios, and fractions. Grades 5-10.