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Propeller Buggy

SKU: W29439
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$40.25 (USD)
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Description

Provide your students with a fun activity that will teach them about speed, power, and energy through a simple machine. This creative collection of materials enables students to construct their own rubber band-powered prop racer – a vehicle that’s a cross between a car and a plane.

Requires a small screwdriver, transparent tape, a drill, white glue, a straightedge, a knife, and a paper clip, sold separately.

Details

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

Safety

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

What You'll Get

  • 10 sheets of balsa wood, 1/8" x 3" x 18"
  • 10 propeller assemblies
  • 20 axles, 3-5/8" long
  • 40 wheels
  • 20 straws
  • 10 rubber bands
  • Printed user guide

Learning Values

Science
  • Energy
  • Friction
  • Newton’s laws
Technology
  • Attributes of design
Engineering
  • Design process
  • Observations/analysis
Math
  • Measurement (time and distance)
  • Calculating speed

Specifications

  • Material: Balsa wood
  • Quantity: pkg of 10
  • Included Items: Suitable for Grades 5 and up
  • Tools and Materials Required: Small screwdriver, transparent tape, drill, white glue, straightedge, knife, paper clip
  • Assembly Method: Gluing
  • Note: This product contains latex.

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