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Prop Racer Pack

SKU: W33014
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$49.00 (USD)
Availability: In Stock


Being twisted is a good thing for this activity! Students build a racer from laser-cut parts and then use the power in a twisted rubber band motor to run the propeller, making the car speed off! This is a great way to start teaching torsion and potential energy.

Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Prop Racers Teacher’s Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.


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


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

What You'll Get

  • 4 basswood sheets of laser-cut parts
  • 16 wheels
  • 4 fonts with bushings
  • 8 axles
  • 8 screw eyes
  • Package of competition rubber bands


Learning Values

  • Aerodynamics
  • Kinetic energy
  • Mechanical Energy
  • Design attributes
  • Energy and power
  • Observations/analysis
  • Measurement (time and distance)
  • Calculating speed


  • Quantity: 4
  • Tools and Materials Required: Glue
  • Material: Laser-cut basswood
  • Note: This product contains latex.

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