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Electric Energy Prop Racer

SKU: W25784
A Pitsco Exclusive


This unique vehicle is part plane, part car – although it moves on wheels, it is battery powered and mobilized by a plane propeller. The kit includes CDs for wheels, CD hubs, balsa wood for the body, a battery holder, and a propeller. Some assembly required.

Order 30 kits to build a class pack!


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


What You'll Get

  • Propeller (5")
  • CD hub bearing set
  • 4 CDs
  • 3 balsa wood strips (3/16" x 2" x 12")
  • 2 axles
  • Motor
  • Battery holder
  • 2 alligator clips
  • Motor mount
  • Screw
  • Washer
  • Wing nut


Learning Values

  • Thrust
  • Force and motion
  • Energy
  • Systems
  • Testing/evaluation
  • Energy and power
  • Analyzing data
  • Obtaining data
  • Power and energy systems
  • Measurements
  • Prediction
  • Calculating speed


  • Material: Balsa wood
  • Tools and Materials Required: AA batteries, hobby knife, straightedge, soldering iron and solder, drill, glue, double-sided tape, small screwdriver, and transparent tape

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