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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


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


Mouse Trap Car STEM Toolbox (15 kits per box)

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