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Toolbox Racer – Getting Started Package

SKU: W40563
A Pitsco Exclusive
$350.00 (USD)
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Availability: In Stock

Description

If you are looking for a simple but entertaining way to demonstrate potential energy, the toolbox racer does the trick. It uses the energy in the measuring tape’s spring to move the racer forward.

Requires white glue, sold separately.

Details

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

Safety

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Kinetic energy
  • Potential energy
  • Variables
Technology
  • Construction processes
  • Energy and power
  • Systems
Engineering
  • Data collection
  • Modeling
  • Mechanical advantage
Math
  • Data analysis/prediction
  • Data collection/graphs
  • Measurements

Specifications

  • Students Served: 30
  • Assembly Method: Gluing
  • Tools and Materials Required: White glue
  • Material: Laser-cut basswood

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