Car Science: An Under-the-Hood, Behind-the-Dash Look at How Cars Work
Car Science: An Under-the-Hood, Behind-the-Dash Look  at How Cars Work  -     By: Richard Hammond
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Place your students in the driver's seat of this turbocharged tour of car technology! They'll discover how muscle cars and monster trucks get their crushing power; find out the limits of speed and acceleration; comprehend the effect of G-force on the vehicle; and explore the latest designs and models. They'll also enjoy the glossary, "Top 10 Crazy Ideas" section, easy-to-understand explanations, and vivid images! 96 pages, hardcover from Dorling Kindersley.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: DK
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 11.88 X 9.88 (inches)
ISBN: 0756640261
ISBN-13: 9780756640262
Ages: 7-10

Publisher's Description

Car Science is an intuitive and user-friendly children's science book on a topic dear to children's hearts—cars. In four sections, the  book includes a timeline of automotive invention; a "how it works" guide to modern cars, with exploded diagrams, cutaways, and computer graphics; key physics concepts, all relating to cars and how they run; and a look into the future of cars, including eco-friendly concept cars.

Author Bio

Richard Hammond loves cars and science. As the author of Can You Feel the Force?, cohost of one British television show about cars (Top Gear), and the host of another about science (Brainiac), his dreams come true on a daily basis. His passion for learning has also taken him around the world in search of the Holy Grail (he didn't find it) for British television. He is married with two children.

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