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Busting NASCAR Myths...?

Every other Friday at 5:30 p.m. EST, Diandra Leslie-Pelecky joins Dave Moody and Angie Skinner to debunk popular misconceptions about NASCAR. From whether the new Gen-6 windhsield will survive a 200mph brake rotor to why there have been more cautions, no idea is to big to tackle

What would you like to know? Tweet @drdiandra with your idea - or email me. See if you can stump the busters!

NEXT SEGMENT: January 24, 2014

 

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Energy Density

Learn...

...the details that make cars go and cars go fast. Here are materials that will really get your attention. Video of fast cars and race car engineers are coupled with curricular that address National and State science and math standards. Our newer materials focus on energy, a topic of great importance for your students.

SPEEDLab

SPEEDLab

This is where you learn to go fast, prevent crashes and turn (right and left). A video glossary explains the jargon and why it's important to have the right amount of wedge, not be too loose or tight, and know when you're about to hit the chip. (This is the former stock car science website.)

See...

...for yourself. Video segments teach you the things you wonder about watching a race, from safety to speed. Featuring drivers like Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon and Brian Vickers, plus the scientists and engineers responsible for their ability to go fast.

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DLP Speaking Engagements

  • 4.08.14 - Savannah GA
  • 4.10.14 - Albuquerque NM
  • 4.15.14 - Carson City NV
  • 4.24.14 - Richmond VA
  • 8.15.14 - Batavia IL
  • 11.22.13 - Roanoke VA
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