Car Safety

Overview

The Car Safety Module uses an inquiry based approach to introduce students to the science of car safety and aims to give then the skills and information required to help them make informed choices as new drivers and how they can contribute to road safety.

The resource maps to the Australian Curriculum Science at Year 10, Physical Sciences.

STELR Car Safety Curriculum Materials

Each unit includes online learning activities, videos, simulations, small and large group discussions and practical investigations.

  • Energy and motion
  • Speed
  • Braking and reaction times
  • Cesigning cars for safety
  • Career pathways

The STELR Car Safety program is designed to be a 4-6 week course; however, it can be modified to suit the needs of your students. The student book can be downloaded here:

STELR Car Safety student book – WORD (3.7MB)
STELR Car Safety student book – PDF (1.1MB)

STELR Car Safety Equipment Kits

STELR has not developed a specific equipment kit for this module.

All classroom activities can be undertaken using everyday items ans/or standard school laboratory equipment.

Additional information and resources

Car Safety Curriculum Links