Transportation engineers guarantee our safety as pedestrians and motorists. They analyze data to maximize the efficiency of the transportation that moves us and the goods we depend on to live.
With a few more tweaks, almost everyone's prototype is up and running. Fourth graders are now investigating different factors that may affect the Maglev's movement, such as how the starting height of the track will affect the distance it travels. Using investigative questions, students are working in teams to gather data from their own designs.