August 04, 1998

The Wheel Deal

"So You Want to Make a Car" examines the auto industry inside out, giving you a glimpse into the world of cars, from the Ford Model T to the Porsche 911. Shift into high gear and head to http://www.ipl.org/autou/ where you'll join Eddie and Cathie on a tour of the Chrysler Sterling Heights Plant in Michigan. You'll watch welders, glass installers and body shop experts ply their trades on the assembly line. The site also provides cool movie clips, photos and links to sites dedicated to racecars, solar cars, antique cars and more. Future CEOs will love an interactive game that lets you start up your own car company. Your time to build a car for the new millennium has arrived!

You don't have to be quiet In this Library

You say you've been dying to read something new, but are trapped in the house? Never fear, here is a library that will come to you! There is no need for a library card at http://digital.nypl.org It's your access to the New York Public Library's great digital collection. You can use it to read entire books online, and there's some great reading here. The library has more than just books. You can download video clips, sounds and graphics that give you insight into the histories of music, theater and industry. This is one library you'll want to spend hours browsing. You'll find subjects you never even thought of. Don't waste your borrowing privileges any longer-check out a digital library book today.

Be a 4Kids Detective

When you know the answers to these questions, go to http://www.4Kids.org/detectives/

Which famous building is offered in the digital library?

What automotive career does Robert teach kids about?

Pub date: 8/03/98

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