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Introduction

Use the resources on this page to help you locate information on airbags. (You are required to write a 1 1/2 page double spaced, 1" margins research paper.)

Helpful Hints: Key words for searching: airbags: "automobile safety" and airbags:
children and airbags:


Books

A couple of books have been reserved for your class to help you with this research assignment and are located on a shelf with your teachers name.
You may find additional sources in the Digital Card Catalog

Databases

**Science Online**
Chemistry behind airbags

**Proquest Platinum**
Pro's and Con's of using airbags

**Wilson's Select Plus**
Magazine and newspaper articles about airbags

**World Book Advanced**
General information on airbags

Websites

History of Airbags

About.com http://inventors.about.com/od/astartinventions/a/air_bags.htm

USA Today
http://www.airbagonoff.com/airbag_history.htm

Consumer Affairs.com
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2006/airbags/airbags_invented.html

Science behind Airbags

Ask a Scientist
http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/chem99/chem99201.htm

Washington University
http://www.chemistry.wustl.edu/~edudev/LabTutorials/Airbags/airbags.html

How Stuff Works
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/car-driving-safety/safety-regulatory-devices/question130.htm

Pros and Cons of using Airbags

First Responder.com
http://www.firstrespondertv.com/ronmoore/Airbag%20Reference%20Mtl/Airbags.pdf

RM Library (We search the net so you don't have to)
http://www.rmlibrary.com/lib/fleet/airbags.php

Car Manufacturers

The Ford Story
http://www.thefordstory.com/safety/?searchid=426441

Mazda
http://www.adzammazda.com/benefits-of-airbags.aspx

Honda
http://corporate.honda.com/safety/details.aspx?id=airbag

Chevy
http://www.chevypartstore.com/Chevy_Caprice_19000.html

GMC
http://www.gmc.com/savana/passenger/index.jsp