Video clip. Auto racing innovator Carroll Shelby discusses the effects on kinetic energy on brakes, and how his team overcame this problem to win Le Mans.
This Resource is for:Educators; Youth and Scouts; Students
Theme:Transportation in America
Topic:Racing in America
Type of Use:Unit Plan, Video clip used in "Motion and Energy," Lesson 4 of "Science, Life Skills and Innovations in American Automobile Racing" DigiKit
Curriculum Connection:Science; Physics; Technology/Engineering
Grade/Age Level:Upper Elementary
Time Period:Era 9: America in a new global age