Open the hood of any car or truck and you'll see a confusing tangle of wires, hoses, mechanisms, etc. What do they do? How do they work? Students can learn about the different systems that make gas engines work with this lab.
This start-up package includes tools and a small gas engine that students will use to learn about engine operation. Hands-on activities include assembling and disassembling a small gas engine. In addition, several software programs give students a tutorial of the systems of gas engine. Grades 8-12.