Sometimes you just have to see it to understand it. If you have a student with a mechanical interest, Animated Engines is sure to be a hit.
Twenty-one different engines are animated. By clicking through on each one you can learn more about how they work.
Among the engines covered:
- Steam locomotive.
- Jet propulsion.
- Watt beam.
This is a perfect learning tool for summer! And if you really want to beef it up, cover an engine each day and add it to an engine notebook.
- Create an engine notebook.
- Use Drawing and Writing paper to illustrate each engine and describe how it works.
- Find one engine of particular interest to investigate further. Use the Bibliography to learn more.