COWLEY COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — The Nationwide Scorching Rod Affiliation hosted a whole lot of highschool and faculty college students for some behind-the-wheel expertise with STEM.
The scholars went to Mid America Dragway Monday for a speedy lesson in science, know-how, engineering and math. The drag racing observe is about 6 miles west of Arkansas Metropolis.
“Fairly cool deal, getting youngsters again to doing stuff outdoors and with their palms,” mentioned Hunter Hanson, a senior.
“It emphasizes science and math in numerous parts of our curriculum,” mentioned Ronda Melton, a college counselor.
Racers talked to the scholars about timing, intervals, velocity, endurance and different elements of drag racing. In addition they demonstrated the ideas.
Observe proprietor Jim Maybrier says they hope to kick off a nationwide motion to get youngsters concerned.