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This great STEM project, ideal for late elementary, middle and high school science, revolves around students building and testing a car.
-Student planning: comprehensive planning sheet included
-Think boxes: student questions on topic area
-Speed link up: aerodynamic focus
-Time trials: practical with math input
-Writing link up: electric cars vs gas cars newspaper article
-Force link up: physics focus, naming forces and using force arrow
Very little is required in terms of additional equipment:
-Old packaging/ bottle tops/ straws/ glue etc (to make the car)
-Something to use as a ramp e.g big book or piece of wood
This STEM project is very hands on and keeps students engaged. Please leave your comments!
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