Type of Engineering: Mechanical

Goal: teach students to build a functioning car powered by a mouse trap!

Learning Outcomes: students learn about potential & kinetic energy, force & motion, and is introduced to mechanical engineering

Grades:  3rd - 8th 


EF Toolbox includes a kit with all project materials. (except hot glue gun)


EF Toolbox also comes with: 

  • How to build instructions with photos
  • Factsheet explaining the science behind the project 
  • Note to parents explaning project

Mouse Trap Car STEM Single Kit