Are you interested in having your class talk directly to the men and
women who build, design, and race an NHRA Top Fuel dragster?
Team Thunder and Pitsco, Inc., conduct a riveting journey into a world
where schools and racing are connected by hands-on experience.
Dragster owner Sam Parton and his Team Thunder partner Jerry Porter are
life-long teachers who have witnessed the need for students to relate
knowledge gained in the classroom to real-life situations.
Team Thunderís race-ready, 30-foot, NHRA-style Top Fuel dragster comes
to life for students via Web-based videoconferencing technology.
Utilizing this state-of-the-art technology, students learn the
principles of math, science, finance, and technology related to the
world of drag racing.
Read about Team Thunder's first videoconference.
Team Thunder owns and operates an NHRA-style Top Fuel dragster that offers a unique focal point for middle school, high school, and vocational students to help motivate them in math, science,
finance, and technology. Some of the many concepts covered are
aerodynamics, laws of motion, pneumatics, computer applications,
volumes, and ratios that are incorporated into instructional and
Interested in joining us for our next videoconference? Click "Continue" below to let us know!