Fantastic Inventions explores land, air and sea tranport. Students are encouraged to map the developments of these forms of travel by examining some of the earliest technological inventions, such as the Wankel car engine, the Wright brothers' Flyer and the Turtle submarine. Fantastic Inventions also inspires students to investigate the latest vehicle concepts and creations as it unearths a world of flying and underwater cars, modern day airbuses with creches, secret supersonic jets and nuclear and diesel submarines. Let your students discover how many millions of dollars people are paying for a ride on a suborbital space plane and learn what submariners do during their six month stints at sea. This book is filled with practical, curriculum-linked activities and photocopiable material which will motivate students to become the latest inventors.Showcased: shown-off, exhibited, offered, revealed or made noticeable. Piston: cylinder that ... They help to slow down and speed up a car when it has manual transmission. (Power is ... Ways that hybrid cars save energy: recovering energy and storing it in the battery to power lights and wipers etc., and the ability to sometimes shut down the engine.The 2010 model Prius claims to cut petrol use by 50%.
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