Racecar Project

Explore topics at play in the Car project before building one for yourself!
Project Type: 
Estimated Length: 
2 hr.


Rules & Specifications

  • Build a car and watch it roll!
  • Try out a couple designs!
  • Tweak power type, rod length, wheel size, wheel material, floor type, and more!
  • Have fun!


1. Intro Video

The intro video explains some background of the project and how it relates to the real world.

2 min

2. Academic Video

We use fun demonstrations to teach about different topics at play in boats such as density, buoyancy, & more!

2 min

3. "How To" Video

Tune into the how to video to find tips, examples, and even obstacles to avoid when designing and building your project.

4 min

4. Testing & Evaluating

In this video, we walk you through just how to test your project once you are all done designing & building!

3 min

5. Bonus Video

Hear the stories of professionals in the field and how they use what we learned this month in their jobs everyday!

2 min