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TeacherGeek® Air Racer Kit

Item # 755972 Online Only This product is not available in our print catalog.

Propel innovation straight from the Everglades with the Air Racer! Students perform engineering tradeoffs, designing the racer for speed, distance, or style, as they construct the frame and propeller blades using an electric motor. Using real tools they learn from experimentation, crafting, and iterative design as they progress through the engineering process to create unique designs. Activities are aligned to NGSS and other state/national standards.

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$8.98

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Propel innovation straight from the Everglades with the Air Racer! Students perform engineering tradeoffs, designing the racer for speed, distance, or style, as they construct the frame and propeller blades using an electric motor. Using real tools they learn from experimentation, crafting, and iterative design as they progress through the engineering process to create unique designs.

Students can use recycling bin materials, 3-D printed elements, or other components to create propeller blades. This activity features TeacherGeek® mini hub assemblies. Build your own unique propellers by changing blade shape, angle, or size. Promote creativity and true innovation—ideal for science fairs, clubs, classrooms, or even the kitchen table. Activities are aligned to NGSS and other state/national standards.

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.

Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Blocks 2 Included
Dowels 3 Included
Connector Strips 3 Included
Wood Wheels 3 Included
Nuts, #10 2 Included
Skewers (toothpicks) 10 Included
Hub Cover 1 Included
Hub Base 1 Included
Mini Hub Screw (5/8", #6) 1 Included
Motor, 1.5-3 V 1 Included
Motor Mount 1 Included
Battery Holder with Switch Leads 1 Included
Zip Ties 4 Included
Slide Stop, 100 mm (3") 1 Included
Instructions 1 Included
TeacherGeek® Maker Tool Set (item #755979) 1 Needed, Not Included
Tape 1 Needed, Not Included
Scissors (item #644772) 1 Needed, Not Included
Safety Goggles (item #972160) 1 Needed, Not Included
AA Batteries (item #756316) 2 Needed, Not Included
Recycling Materials (e.g., cardboard, chipboard, plastic) Needed, Not Included

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