Have your teens been asking for a fun and practical homeschooling elective? The Auto Upkeep Homeschool Curriculum Kit has the resources you need to homeschool your high school student on basic car care, maintenance, repair, and ownership. The kit includes the Auto Upkeep paperback textbook (FULL COLOR), Auto Upkeep paperback workbook (FULL COLOR), and a CD that includes which includes a course syllabus outline, PowerPoint Presentations, activities, study questions, chapter tests, exams & final, and answer keys. Help your child discover how to choose a quality repair facility, buy a car, handle roadside emergencies, diagnose common problems, and communicate effectively with technicians - all while saving money.
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Mike has roots in the automotive service industry. He began diagnosing and fixing cars at a young age in his family's service station. He has worked in automotive parts supply stores, towing companies, and service facilities. After graduating from St. Cloud State University (MN) with a Bachelor's degree, he implemented and taught a basic car care program at the high school level. During work on his Master's degree at Illinois State University (IL), he was a curriculum specialist on a National Science Foundation project where he co-authored ten integrated mathematics, science, and technology books designed for team teaching. Mike has also supervised over 60 teachers in Career and Technology Education as a school system administrator.
Linda was motivated to learn about cars early on by her desire to be self-reliant and save money. As basic maintenance and repairs were needed on her car she figured out how to do them. She could often be found working on her Pontiac Fiero and reupholstering automotive interiors at her family's upholstery shop. She found guidance from automotive manuals, her family, friends, and husband Mike. During her studies at the University of Redlands (CA), she worked with classmates to design, build, and test a hybrid electric vehicle. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Linda worked as a Project Engineer for a bicycle component company. Linda's other interests include alternative energies, home renovation, graphic design, and writing.
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Book Description Rolling Hills Publishing, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 3rd paperback/cd-rom edition. 200 pages. 10.75x8.50x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1627020055