Design

Designing Toy Cars

Synopsis:

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.
Running time 02:50 minutes

 


Real World Connection:

The 1963 Buick Riviera
Subject: Mathematics
Topics: Ratios
Grades: 4 – 6
Knowledge and Skills:
- Understands the concept “scale.”
- Can use proportional reasoning to solve problems.

Download Lesson: The 1963 Buick Riviera (PDF)

 

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