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Description:

The Science of Speed, produced for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and written and hosted by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, explains the scientific principles that are so essential to the NASCAR experience. Viewers learn how science makes cars powerful, agile, fast and safe - and how these same principles affect their own cars. You can't win NASCAR races without getting the science right. NASCAR teams push science to its limits to eke out the tenths or hundredths of a second that separate the winner from the also-rans. This video series uses the elements of NASCAR to show that a racecar really is a science experiment on wheels.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Acceleration,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 8,Grade 9,Forces and motion,Mathematics,Momentum,Grade 7,Newton’s laws of motion,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,sports,Grade 10,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184833224T,Grade 12,Inertia,Grade 11,Informal Education,Middle School,Mass,Chemistry,Physics,General Public,High School,Physical science,Education,Speed

Language:

English

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