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Basic Mousetrap Vehicle Kit II – with Steering

SKU: W58763
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$24.95 (USD)
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Description

Our Basic Mousetrap Vehicle Kit II – with Steering features many improvements over the original Basic Kit, including adjustable steering, low-friction bushings, and precut balsa wood. First-time builders will find this vehicle travels 35-75 meters without ball bearings. Capable of being built in about 45 minutes, this 21-inch-long vehicle is eligible for almost any contest in which your students can enter.

Details

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

Safety

What You'll Get

  • 2 long predrilled balsa wood side rails
  • 2 short predrilled balsa wood side rails
  • Long balsa wood deck top
  • Short balsa wood deck top
  • 2 balsa wood supports
  • Brass lever arm
  • 2 brass axles
  • 4 DVD wheels
  • 4 spacers
  • 4 washers
  • Axle hook
  • String
  • Mousetrap
  • Plastic bolt and nut combination

Resources

Learning Values

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

Specifications

  • Assembly Method: Gluing
  • Dimensions: 21" x 6"
  • Material: Balsa wood
  • Tools and Materials Required: Screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, and white glue

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