Item #: T390
Level: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
NEW 4th Edition now available! The Auto Upkeep Homeschool Curriculum Kit 4th Edition © 2018 consists of:
-Auto Upkeep Textbook 288 FULL COLOR pages 20 Easy-to-Read Chapters with over 700 Illustrations
-Auto Upkeep Workbook 176 FULL COLOR pages 40 Hands-on and Internet-based Activities with over 250 Illustrations
-Homeschool Resource USB Flash Drive includes a Course Syllabus Outline, PowerPoint Presentations, Lab Activities, Study Questions, Chapter Tests, Exams & Final, and Answer Keys.
Auto Upkeep is designed for
-Anyone looking to learn more about cars
-Introductory Automotive Programs
-Homeschool Students and Co-ops
-New Drivers Teens and Adults
-Boy Scouts Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge
-Girl Scouts Car Care Badge
-4-H Automotive Programs
-Car Care Clinics and Seminars
-Adult and Consumer Education Classes
-Driver Education Classes
What are the hands-on and internet-based activities?
Car Identification Activity Identify an automobile by make, model, year, and type.
Owners Manual Activity Locate and use an online owners manual. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Buying a New Automobile Activity Differentiate between MSRP, dealer invoice, and dealer cost.
Buying a Used Automobile Activity Research prices, reliability ratings, recalls, technical service bulletins, and safety ratings on used automobiles.
Automotive Expenses Activity Calculate automotive expenses.
Repair Facilities Activity Choose a quality repair facility. Interpret a repair invoice.
Automotive Safety Activity Identify the location of emergency and safety equipment.
Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Activity Locate and interpret a safety data sheet. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and Fire Safety Activity Identify the importance of using personal protection equipment and research fire safety. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Tools and Equipment Activity Identify basic tools and equipment that are used in automotive shops.
Service Manual Activity Navigate an online service manual. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Interior Cleaning Activity Clean the inside of a vehicle.
Exterior Cleaning Activity Clean the outside of a vehicle.
Waxing Activity Wax the finish on a vehicle.
Fluid Level Check Activity Safely check the fluid level in various vehicle components.
Ohms Law Activity Use Ohms Law to calculate volts, amps, or ohms. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Wiring Diagram Activity Locate and interpret a wiring diagram. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Battery Activity Safely clean and test the battery.
Charging Activity Safely test the alternator and replace the belt.
Starting Activity Safely test the starter.
Oil and Filter Change Activity Safely change the oil and filter on a vehicle.
Fuel System Part Identification Activity Use an online auto parts catalog to identify fuel system parts. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Fuel System Maintenance Activity Identify the components of the fuel system. Change the air filter, PCV valve, and fuel filter.
Air Conditioning Activity Inspect and identify the components within the air conditioning system.
Cabin Air Filter Activity Replace the cabin air filter on a vehicle.
Cooling System Activity Safely test, inspect, and service the cooling system. Observe thermostat operation.
Ignition System Activity Install spark plugs. Inspect, test, and install spark plug wires. Inspect and install distributor cap and rotor on a distributor system.
Suspension and Steering Activity Safely inspect and perform basic service procedures on suspension and steering components.
Tire Inspection and Rotation Activity Safely inspect tires for wear. Rotate tires.
Brake Inspection Activity Safely inspect disc brakes.
Drivetrain Activity Safely inspect drivetrain components.
Exhaust and Emissions Activity Safely inspect exhaust and emission components.
Payback Period Activity Calculate payback period.
Future Vehicle Activity Predict the role of automobiles in 2050. (NEW Activity for 4th Edition)
Auto Accessories Activity Estimate the cost of accessories for a vehicle.
Changing a Flat Tire Activity Safely change a spare tire.
Jump-Starting Activity Safely jump-start a vehicle.
Lighting Activity Replace various lights on a vehicle.
Replacing Wipers Activity Replace wipers on a vehicle.
On-Board Diagnostics Activity Safely retrieve diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) from an OBD II system using a basic scan tool.