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Balloon Buggy Pack

SKU: W29438
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$270.00 (USD)
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With the materials in this kit – a ruler, glue, a hobby knife, and a pencil – your students can construct a balloon-powered vehicle. The challenge? Build the buggy that will travel the farthest. The Balloon Buggy is not only fun to build; it’s also an excellent way to demonstrate Newton’s third law of motion! Teacher and student instructions included.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs 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

  • 50 sheets of balsa wood (1/8" x 3" x 22")
  • 50 nozzles
  • 100 axles (3-7/8" long)
  • 200 wheels
  • 100 straws
  • 50 balloons
  • User guide


Learning Values

  • Newton's third law
  • Friction
  • Energy
  • Construction techniques
  • Design attributes
  • Observations/analysis
  • Measurement (time and distance)
  • Calculating speed


  • Material: Balsa
  • Quantity: pkg of 50
  • Tools and Materials Required: Ruler, white glue, hobby knife
  • Assembly Method: Gluing
  • Note: This product contains latex.
  • Color: Balloon nozzle color might vary.

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