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Balloon Car Explore-A-Pak

SKU: W15790
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$110.00 (USD)
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Description

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 Explore-A-Pak includes enough materials for 32 cars.

Looking for fun activities to accompany these materials? The Balloon Car Elementary STEM Activity Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.

Details

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

Safety

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
  • Quick-start guides

Resources

Learning Values

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

Specifications

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

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