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Explore free educational resources to help you learn or teach about the science of car crashes.

Videos, demonstrations and teacher-developed, classroom-tested activities aligned to the latest standards bring crash safety STEM applications to grade 5-12 classrooms.

Students and teachers: Explore in class or at home without registration. Explore the videos, demonstrations and activities by yourself, in small groups or as an entire class.

Teachers: Register and sign-in to receive free access to additional teaching resources. Enjoy the additional benefits of downloadable standards-based lesson plans, instructional roadmaps, Teacher Tips videos, answer keys and more.

How it works

  • View: Classroom Videos and Video Segments

    Begin by showing one of the Understanding Car Crashes

  • Do: Hands-on Activities with Supporting Videos

    Conduct inquiry-based activities to teach students about the vital connections between science, technology, medicine, mathematics, engineering, and teen crash safety.

  • Other Crash-Safety Resources

    Emphasize key concepts and engage students with dramatic videos of head-to-head crash tests and "behind-the-scenes" tours of the Vehicle Research Center.

  • Teacher Tips

    Take advantage of helpful tips provided by education experts along the way.

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