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Zephyr Rubber Band-Powered Racer

SKU: W41657
A Pitsco Exclusive
$52.95 (USD)
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Description

This little racer is the fastest available – it will travel five meters in 1.5 seconds or less – and travels a total distance of 15 meters or more. The simple construction of this racer is made even easier with precut and predrilled pieces. All parts come ready to assemble, and four high-tech, low-rotational inertia wheels are included. Features a five-inch propeller and bearing, adjustable steering, replacement rubber bands, and instructions. Requires white glue, hobby knife, T-pins, and needle-nose pliers, sold separately.

Details

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

Safety

What You'll Get

  • 10 propellers (5") and bearings
  • 10 rubber bands
  • 10 precut and predrilled balsa wood frames
  • Low inertia wheels

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Thrust
  • Force and motion
Technology
  • Systems
  • Testing/evaluation
Engineering
  • Data analysis
  • Obtaining data
Math
  • Measurements
  • Prediction

Specifications

  • Students Served: 10
  • Assembly Method: Gluing
  • Material: Balsa wood
  • Tools and Materials Required: White glue, needle-nose pliers, hobby knife, and T-pins

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