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RatPak (for 25 students)

SKU: W13247
$102.95 (USD)
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Description

This RatPak presents students an age-old challenge with a new twist – build a better mousetrap . . . vehicle. Students may also scavenge materials from home or school to demonstrate their ingenuity. While the contest rules are provided, the actual design and construction is up to the student.

Details

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

Safety

What You'll Get

  • 25 wood slabs
  • String
  • 50 axles
  • 100 screw eyes
  • 100 washers
  • 25 mousetraps
  • 100 GT-FX wheels

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
  • Measurements
  • Ratios

Specifications

  • Students Served: 25
  • Material: Balsa wood
  • Tools Required: Drill press or portable drill, drill bits, hot-glue gun and glue slugs, band saw or coping saw, pliers, and other common hand tools

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