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How do you show young students the basic concepts of force and motion? Try this activity using a plastic bottle to create a racer that flies down the track and is powered by air pressure. These are fun to build, and students personalize their racers with paint, decals, or other items.

Pack includes the kits, launcher, tire pump, and other items needed to lead the activity. Track length is 35' to 40'.

$375.00

Design your bottle and get to racing with the AP Bottle Racer Maker Project. Students decide how to design their bottle and launch it down the track to see whose bottle is the fastest. The project comes with the AP Bottle Racer Class Pack, AP Bottle Racer Launcher, AP Racer Nozzles, and a Deluxe Port Pump. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$395.00

Prepare to get your wheels turning with the AP Dragster Maker Project. Students use the provided tools and their imaginations to create AP dragsters and test them with the AP Dragster Launcher. The project includes AP Dragster Pack, AP Dragster Launcher, and a hand pump. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$555.00

There are tons of different bridge designs. With the Balsa Bridges Maker Project, students create bridges and test them out to see which design is best. The project includes a balsa BridgePak 25-Pack, the Bridge video, and the Structure Testing Device. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$420.00

Learn about the principles of flight and have students put their knowledge to the test. With the Balsa Glider Maker Project, students can learn about flight and create their own balsa glider design to flight test. The project includes a FlightPak Power Pack and the Dr. Zoon Balsa Glider Video. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$140.00

Give students a taste of medieval times with the Catapults Maker Project! This project includes enough materials for students to build and test their own rubber band-powered catapults. This project also comes with labels, compartment tray, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$260.00

Endless possibilities come with the ChallengePak Maker Project. With the provided mousetraps, wheels, axles, dowel rods, wood strips, rubber bands, balloons, and more, the only limit to creating something exciting is your imagination. The project includes the ChallengePak, which provides enough materials for 25 students. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$259.00

Learn about the aerodynamics of cars with the Middle School CO2 Dragster Maker Project and start racing today. The project includes a balsa DragPak, Dr. Zoon Dragster Videos, graph paper, the EZ Finish Gate, and the EZ Start Gate. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$780.00

Learning about airplanes is great with model airplanes. The Delta Dart Maker Project gives students the chance to build a rubber band-powered airplane and learn a little about the aerodynamics involved in flight. The project includes enough materials for 35 students with the Delta Dart Model Airplane, electric winders, and Dr. Zoon Delta Dart Video. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$140.00

Wind energy is a growing form of energy in our world. With the Eco-Wind Generator Maker Project, students learn about wind energy and can construct their very own wind generator. The project includes an Eco-Wind Generator II 30-Pack; Eco-Wind Gen video; and three 3-speed, high-velocity fans. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$410.00

Building a car has never been easier. With the Fold-N-Roll Maker Project, students can build simple, folded cars and launch them down the included ramp for fun vehicle-design based activities. The project includes the Fold-N-Roll GS Pack, which has vehicle templates, axles, wheels, two test ramps, and a Dr. Zoon Fold-N-Roll Video. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$99.00

With the Invention Explore-A-Pak Maker Project, we provide the supplies while students supply their imaginations. The project includes the Invention Explore-A-Pak, which comes with a wide variety of materials such as rubber bands, straws, basswood, dowel rods, Skill Sticks, balloons, wheels, glue, plastic spools, and more. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$195.00
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