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CLIP 8241

Driving a supercar

Driving a supercar
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Key Info
  • Driving a supercar
  • Duration: 02:38
  • Taking the Atom for a spin around the track has hilarious results. The car accelerates very quickly and due to its lack of windscreen Jeremy Clarkson's face becomes extremely distorted by the air pressure. Despite this he continues trying to describe the experience of driving the car and its unusual design. Published as part of the Top Gear website bbc.co.uk/topgear/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Instruction and Explanation

  • Keywords: design technology, car, experience, TopGear, speed, funny, power, mechanics, engineering, invention, description, metaphor, adjective
Ideas for use in class
  • Challenge the children to design and create their own 'supercar' using any of the materials you provide. It should have some special features and could even be turned into a super hero's car as an extension. The full length version of this video is available here - bbc.co.uk/topgear/videos/index.shtml?cat=supercars&id=47.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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