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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Mousetrap 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-PS3-1, MS-PS3-2, MS-ETS1-2, HS-PS2-3, HS-PS3-1, & HS-PS3-3.
  • Includes FREE 1-year access to digital resources that support 3-dimensional instruction.

Grades 6–12. Speed to excitement with a car powered by a mousetrap. Improve car performance by accounting for friction, mechanical advantage, and mass while learning about potential and kinetic energy, conservation of energy, torque, and inertia.

Materials support 10 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.


What’s Included:
  • 20 Foam Tray
  • 40 Rubber Band
  • 1 Modeling Clay, 0.25-lb Block
  • 40 Wood Skewer
  • 40 Binder Clip
  • 1 Twine, Roll
  • 10 Mousetrap
  • 1 Sandpaper Sheet
  • 40 Straw
  • 10 Paint Stirrer
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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