Colorful and energetic, How Cars Work details the principles for ten basic car mechanisms and includes examples of their everyday use, helpful timelines detailing each part's history, and straightforward instructions on how to build each mechanism. All of the materials needed to build each mechanism are contained within the kit, including machine pieces, nuts and bolts, and a detachable peg board?all color-coded for easy identification. The projects include: wheels, gear box, steering, exhaust valves, timing belt, pistons, suspension, accelerator pedal, and brakes.
This follow-up to How Machines Work is hands-on and engaging, certain to inspire the DIY spirit in every child!
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Technology / How Things Work-Are Made, Transportation / Cars + Trucks
- 4-8 years
- November 6, 2012
- September 24, 2013
- Nick Arnold
- Allan Sanders