Design your own energy efficient car

The Museum of Science and Industry's newest permanent exhibit, Future Energy Chicago, engages kids on energy issues through interactive games and simulations. The museum plans to develop companion materials online to further enhance learning. [ Image courtesy of the Museum of Science and Industry.]

The Museum of Science and Industry’s newest permanent exhibit, Future Energy Chicago, engages kids on energy issues through interactive games and simulations. The museum plans to develop companion materials online to further enhance learning. [ Image courtesy of the Museum of Science and Industry.]

By Elizabeth McCarthy, Medill Reports Chicago — Think you can design an energy efficient car? At Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry you can find out. Pick out engine types, transmission options and features such as stereo systems and paint color in an interactive simulation, part of the Future Energy Chicago exhibit. Read more.

Posted December 6, 2013