Force & Motion: Car Building Kit

ITEM #670g
  • Aligned to Standards Grades K-4
  • Students build cars to specs to meet K-2 Engineering Design Performance Expectations
  • Students problem solve using provided materials to design, build, and test the car that moves the fastest
  • Designed for 24 students working in groups of four
  • Includes enough materials for each student to build a car
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National Standards for Grades K-4
You provide the design and pit crews, we provide everything else. This project based learning kit has students building cars to specifications to meet K-2 Engineering Design Performance Expectations. Student teams are tasked with creating a car destined to win the Kindie 500. They use the variety of materials provided and problem solve to determine how they will design, build, and test the car that moves the fastest. The infinite possible solutions and iterations precede the final race and fuel engaging discussions for comparing and optimizing design solutions. It may be used in conjunction with tracks or ramps.

Included in kit:

  • Blocks
  • Modeling clay
  • Wooden wheel, 1/2"
  • Wooden wheels, 3/4"
  • Plastic wheels
  • Small boxes
  • Wooden skewers
  • Dominoes
  • Cutting tool
  • Screw eyes
  • Masking tape
  • Cotton string
  • Clear tape
  • Labels
  • Glue
  • Straws

This product ships separately and requires 2-4 weeks delivery time.