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CO2 Dragsters – Getting Started Package

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Description

Metric drag racing is an excellent way to motivate students while they design, construct, and race their own CO2 dragsters. This Getting Started package includes everything you need to launch your students’ program: materials to build and finish 50 student dragsters.

Our illustrated, self-directed student workbook holds the students’ attention as they learn step-by-step automotive-design processes. The CO2 Dragster User Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 6-12

Safety

  • California Proposition 65 Warning:

    WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.

SDS Sheets

What You'll Get

  • 50 balsa body blanks (12")
  • 50 CO2 cartridges (8 gram)
  • 50 sheets of sandpaper
  • 50 straws
  • 100 steel axles
  • 100 Lx wheels
  • 100 Px wheels
  • 100 screw eyes
  • 200 brass washers
  • Metric Dragster Go/No Go Gauge
  • Paintbrush assortment
  • Aerosol gloss finish
  • All-purpose sealer
  • 50 CO2 Dragster User Guides
  • Acrylic paint
  • Dragster Paint Stand
  • Wheel Deal
  • EZ Start Gate
  • EZ Finish Gate

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Newton’s laws
  • Modeling
  • Aerodynamics
  • Friction
Technology
  • Design processes
  • Finishing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem solving
Engineering
  • Engineering design
  • Prototyping
  • Energy and power systems
Math
  • Metric measurements
  • Tolerances
  • Calculating speed

Specifications

  • Material: Balsa wood
  • Students Served: 50
  • Tools and Materials Required: Drill, coping saw, and wood file or rasp
  • Dimensions: Body blank is 12" x 2-3/4" tapered to 3/4" with a hole drilled for the CO2 cartridge.

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