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
Workshop time: 4 hours
Toolbox includes a class set with fifteen (15) individual student kits with all project materials (excluding wood glue or hot glue guns).
Toolbox also comes with a Teacher Guide that includes:
- Lesson Plan with instructional tips
- How to build instructions with photos
- Extension/Enrichment ideas
- Note to parents