This interactive STEM challenge requires students to plan and design their own race car and then to test the speed of their cars by sending them down a homemade ramp. The students are given the opportunity to revise their design and retest to see if there improvement increased the speed of their car. The students then reflect on their design.
Cardboard (for ramp)
Textbooks (for ramp)
Toilet paper rolls
Plastic Water bottle and cap
2 or 3 oz plastic cups with lids