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Balloon Car Explore-A-Pak

SKU: W15790
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$110.00 (USD)
Availability: In Stock


Inflate your students’ confidence with this fun and challenging balloon car activity. Students build their own balloon-powered vehicles, ranging from the simple to the outrageous!

If desired, the students’ cars can be raced against one another in a classroom showdown. The Balloon Car Explore-A-Pak includes enough materials for 50 cars.

Looking for fun activities to accompany these materials? The Balloon Car Elementary STEM Activity Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.


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


Choking Hazard: Children younger than eight years old can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.

Latex Warning: This product contains latex and when in contact with skin it might result in an allergic reaction.

What You'll Get

  • 20 wood axles
  • 250 clear straws
  • 100 GT-RX wheels
  • 100 GT-FX wheels
  • 100 balloons
  • 500 white straws
  • 100 brass washers
  • Instructions


Learning Values

  • Newton's third law
  • Potential/kinetic energy
  • Thrust
  • Friction reduction
  • Problem-solving
  • Systems
  • Engineering design
  • Iterative design
  • Averages
  • Derived measurement (velocity)
  • Measurement (time and distance)


  • Students Served: 50
  • Level: Suitable for Grades 3 and up
  • Material: This product contains latex.