Estimated Cost per Kit: $25.00
Difficulty Level: Low
Goal: Use the least number of ZOOB BuilderZ pieces to build a vehicle that can complete a challenge.
The following ZOOB RacerZ Kits contain 4 wheels, which are required pieces. Maintenance of the Car Carrier Kit is minimal as long as parts are returned; yet, we have included an option for replacement parts, which DO NOT include wheels.
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by Richard Hammond
Car Science is an intuitive and user-friendly children's science book on a topic dear to children's hearts—cars. In four sections, the book includes a timeline of automotive invention; a "how it works" guide to modern cars, with exploded diagrams, cutaways, and computer graphics; key physics concepts, all relating to cars and how they run. -From Amazon
HOW CARS WORK
by Tom Newton
is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. -From Amazon
HOW TO BUILD A CAR
by Martin Sodomka & Saskia Lacey
In How to Build a Car, three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small motorcar together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a car works and how it is constructed. Through hard work and perseverance, Eli, Phoebe, and Hank learn about both car mechanics and teamwork as they build a miniature racer. - From Amazon
CARS ON MARS: ROVING THE RED PLANET
by Alexandra Siy
Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how the Earthbound NASA team resolved problems with the rovers from afar in order to prolong the mission, which continues today. The author provides insight into scientists’ quest to discover whether life may have or still might exist on Mars. - From Amazon
RICKY THE ROCK WHO COULDN’T ROLL
by Jay Miletsky
From zippy, little pebbles to big strong boulders, the rocks get together to play and roll around their favorite hill, only to find that one of their friends, Ricky, can't roll with them. Unlike all of the others, who are all round, Ricky can't roll because he's flat on one side. - From Amazon
FORCES AND MOTION THROUGH INFOGRAPHICS
by Rebecca Rowell
"Learning about heavy physics concepts can sure weigh down your brain! You need to understand huge forces (like gravity, magnetism, and inertia), huge speeds (light moves at 670,615,200 miles per hour), and even huger mysteries (what space-time is)." -From Amazon