Car Science: An Under-the-Hood, Behind-the-Dash Look at How Cars Work

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Sep 12, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Top Gear’s Richard Hammond is in the driving seat for this turbo-charged tour through the nuts and bolts of car technology.

Underneath the bonnet of every car there’s a lot of fast, furious, and spectacular science going on. G-force, combustion, power, you name it, a car’s got it. Help your child discover all about the science of cars in this explosive tour.

Find out how cars revolutionised the world, see how a car functions with jaw-dropping diagrams, cutaway drawings and cool graphics. Steer to the fundamental science behind the mechanics and then sit back for an exciting look into the future of minimal emissions, maximum fun.

PLUS, find great things your child will love to make and do!

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Richard Hammond is best known for co-presenting Top Gear alongside Jeremy Clarkson and for his car accident on the show. He is passionate about cars, science and learning, and is the host of Brainiac: Science Abuse on Sky One. His first book for children Can You Feel the Force? was published in 2007 and won The Royal Society Junior Prize for Science Books.

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