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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Balloon Race Cars Kit

Product Highlights
  • Applies physical science knowledge in an engineering and design challenge
  • Hands-on engagement using a tournament-style format
  • Inspires creative problem solving, critical thinking, and teamwork
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Product Details

  • Addresses Next Generation Science Standards®: MS-PS2-2 & HS-PS2-1.
  • Includes FREE 1-year access to digital resources that support 3-dimensional instruction.

Grades 6–12. Race to the finish with balloon-powered race cars and Newton's laws of motion. Design, build, and test a prototype race car, then explore how changes to the wheels, body, and balloon alter performance. Kit provides a hands-on activity in how to design to overcome friction and stabilizing forces.

Materials support 15 design teams. Includes teacher's manual and student guide.

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.


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