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The Show Off

SKU: W41649
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$19.95 (USD)
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This mousetrap car kit comes with completely reusable, adjustable, and interchangeable parts. The Show Off Kit was designed to be used as a demonstration model for instructors and/or a reusable kit for students, but it would also make a great science fair project.


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


What You'll Get

  • Mousetrap
  • Kevlar high-tech string
  • Precut and predrilled balsa wood frame
  • Low-inertia DVD layer wheels
  • CD wheels
  • DVD wheel adapters
  • Brass tubing axles
  • Thrust washers
  • 2 different-size gearing spools
  • 3 different brass lever arms
  • CD wheel with traction treads
  • Plastic mounting bolt and nut
  • Doc Fizzix’s easy-wind, snag-free propulsion system
  • Step-by-step plans with performance tips and tricks


Learning Values

  • Force and motion
  • Newton’s laws
  • Simple machines
  • Problem-solving
  • Systems
  • Troubleshooting
  • Data analysis and predictions
  • Materials science
  • Technological design
  • Circumference
  • Measurements
  • Ratios


  • Tools and Materials Required: Needle-nose pliers and super glue
  • Dimensions: 21" x 6"
  • Weight: 5.1 oz
  • Travel Distance: 98-148 feet

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