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Wheels and Axles Lesson
Exploring Gravity and Drag with Parachutes
Marble Towers - What effects how the marbles go down the ramps?
Motion Commotion - Does the slope of the ramp change how the cars move?
Building Marble Towers: How do the ramps go together to keep the marbles moving?
What has more friction? The slide or the playground blacktop?
The toy car on the beach can't go as fast, because there is more friction.
The blacktop has more friction, so the car goes slower.
Studying cars in the parking lot.
How do engineers use aerodynamics to make cars more fuel efficient?
Building Wheels and Axles using thick straws and CD rom, and Chop sticks with washers.
Testing out our wheels and axles
Trying out other things we can use to build wheels and axles.
Testing out the different designs
The basic racer
Whose racer is faster? Whose will go farther?