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CO2 Dragsters – Getting Started Package

SKU: W23654
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$1,669.00 (USD)
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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.


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


  • 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 CO2 dragster balsa kits
  • EZ Start Raceway
  • Wheel Deal
  • Metric Dragster Go/No Go Gauge
  • Paintbrush assortment
  • Acrylic paint
  • Aerosol gloss finish
  • All-purpose sealer
  • Dragster Paint Stand


Learning Values

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


  • 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.
  • Note: Color of paintbrushes might vary.

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