Karting is a good way to start racing. It can be a family hobby, or it can be the first step in a professional driving career. There are groups for kids of almost any age, experience level, or budget...http://www.enslow.com/series/Kid_Racers/217
Free printable list of things kids can do when "there's nothing to do." My kids are teens and they would still do most of these things. Great list!
5th-6th grade. Art and science Gas Phase Science Experiment. Have each student bring in the neccesary materials and have a blast.
SMOKIN' DRAGSTERS AND FUNNY CARS explores the personalities, the history, and the crazy cars associated with the wild world of drag racing. Readers get a look into the different types of drag racing—and a "day at the races" for an exciting you-are-there feeling. http://www.speedingstar.com/books/titles/Default_Title.aspx?Title=Smokin'_Dragsters_and_Funny_Cars
Motorboats first took to American waters in the late 1800s. Yacht clubs started to hold races on rivers and lakes. By the early 1900s, powerboat racing had official rules. It became a national sport. You can race a powerboat as soon as you are nine years old.http://www.enslow.com/series/Kid_Racers/217
Author Bob Woods takes readers on a wild ride through the exciting world of motorcycles! From the history of motorcycles to motorcycle racing, cruisers, choppers, and motocross, biking fans will find plenty here to keep them hooked.
America's love affair with cars is most passionate when it comes to the fastest, most powerful, and coolest-looking models on the nation's roads. Author Bob Woods takes readers through the history of flashy "muscle" cars, such as the Pontiac GTO, Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, Dodge Charger, and Chevy Corvette. http://www.speedingstar.com/books/titles/Default_Title.aspx?Title=Smokin'_Muscle_Cars
50 Terrific Science Experiments presents exciting lab activities designed to help middle school students better understand the concepts included in the science disciplines of physical, earth, and life science. All labs rely on easy-to-locate and inexpensive materials. Students will find the lab directions clear and simple to follow, giving them the freedom to work independently with only a minimum of teacher supervision. Now only $6.50!
Readers who love fast cars will love this book, featuring many of the fastest, most powerful cars on the planet. Meet the international "superstars" adored by car lovers the world over—sports cars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, BMW, Porsche, Jaguar, and more.