Kids Reading: Everything To Do with Fuels

Vehicles will only drive if they are filled with the correct fuel. Some kids reading programs teach about cars but not all programs teach about fuels.

Reading programs can teach kids what fuel is

Without the right fuel, your car will not be powered and cannot drive. After all, fuels are fuels. This means that when the fuel burns, it releases chemical energy and converts it into a driving force. This takes place in the engine.

Primarily, you use fuels to power vehicles such as cars, airplanes and ships. There are various liquid, gaseous and also solid types of fuels from which drive energy can be obtained. The best known are the liquid fuels gasoline and diesel.

Cars run on different engines. So it always depends on the engine what type of fuel your car needs exactly. For example, gasoline engines can only convert petrol into energy. Diesel engines, on the other hand, require diesel as fuel. With electric cars, you obtain the energy that the vehicle requires for propulsion from electricity.

Depending on what kind of car you have, you have to fill up with different types of fuel at the gas station.

Reading programs can teach kids what fuels are there?

Most of the cars are powered by gasoline or diesel. But there are also other fuels for vehicles.

Reading programs can teach kids briefly about gasoline for cars

Mainly, motor gasoline is a liquid fuel that is used for the ignition of gasoline engines. People often refer to this simply as gasoline for short. The name originates from the fact that compatible cars will run on a gasoline engine.

People use petrol for their cars to run. To a small extent, you can use petrol as fuel, for instance, for petrol camping stoves.

Gasoline is made up of various hydrocarbons. This is extracted from petroleum. They use refined components to make this from the petroleum refinery.

What fuel does your car need?

When you buy a new car or use a borrowed car, you often don’t know what fuel the vehicle needs at first. It is always best to check this before you leave. Then you are well prepared at the gas station.