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Red-hot Racers

Red hot racers cover.
Sj level 4 cover image oct2011.

by Maggie Lilleby

Miniature dragsters were the focus of a technology challenge for a group of intermediate students. In this article, we follow the planning, construction, and testing of the students’ designs. It is all about speed. Readers will learn about the different factors students had to consider when designing and making aerodynamic cars. 

Series: School Journal, Level 4 October 2011

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: dragsters, technology, challenge, intermediate students, speed, designing, making, aerodynamic cars

In: School Journal, Level 4 October 2011

Publication date: October 2011

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