Top Fuel drivers and their cars race one-on-one in a straight line. Drag racing is one of the most popular forms of auto racing, and Top Fuel dragsters are the fastest dragsters around. Young readers will explore the technology that enables a Top Fuel dragster to travel faster than 330 miles per hour!
Ramps are simple machines used for work and play. Workers use them for easy loading and unloading. Skateboarders use them to do tricks. Readers will learn how ramps make work easier and how they are used in everyday life. Blastoff! Series
Most motorcycles can go pretty fast. However, some are designed to reach incredibly fast speeds! Kids will read about the history of motorcycles, the technology behind the fastest bikes, and what the future holds for the world's fastest motorcycles.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of volleyball, including scientific concepts such as gravity and acceleration, and actions such as bumping and spiking.
Trials bike riding is more about agility and balance than it is speed. This requires a certain type of motorcycle. Young readers will learn how trials bikes are built to suit the needs of their riders.
High-performance engines make these boats capable of incredible speeds. Young readers will learn how powerboats are designed to reduce wind resistance in their goal of reaching the fastest speed possible.
An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of basketball, including scientific concepts such as launch angles and inertia, and actions such as dribbling and shooting.