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Balloon Car – Getting Started Package

SKU: W15790
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$110.00 (USD)
Availability: In Stock


Inflate your students’ confidence with this fun and challenging balloon car activity. Students build their own balloon-powered vehicles, ranging from the simple to the outrageous!

If desired, the students’ cars can be raced against one another in a classroom showdown. The Balloon Car GS Pack includes enough materials for 32 cars.

Looking for fun activities to accompany these materials? Download the Balloon Car Elementary STEM Activity Guide for free here.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 3-12


Choking Hazard: Children younger than eight years old can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.

Latex Warning: This product contains latex and when in contact with skin it might result in an allergic reaction.

What You'll Get

  • 200 brass washers
  • 100 balloons
  • 8 wood axles (17")
  • 64 GT-RX wheels
  • 64 GT-FX wheels
  • 32 plastic straws (1/8")
  • 32 plastic straws (1/4")
  • 32 car templates
  • 32 scientist notebooks
  • Fold & Race Ramp
  • Quick-start guides


Learning Values

  • Newton's third law
  • Potential/kinetic energy
  • Thrust
  • Friction reduction
  • Problem-solving
  • Systems
  • Engineering design
  • Iterative design
  • Averages
  • Derived measurement (velocity)
  • Measurement (time and distance)


  • Students Served: 30
  • Level: Suitable for Grades 3 and up
  • Material: This product contains latex.

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