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This car is designed to be pushed off of a tabletop, glide gently to the ground, and continue rolling!
Craft sticks Milkshake straws Skewers Cardstock Wheels Tape
Cut cardstock into thirds lengthwise for the wings. Cut those strips in half for the tail.
Create a chain of craft sticks and half-sticks as seen in the picture. Use both hands to bend the corners while keeping the craft sticks flat. Form a ...
Create a pair of wheels by inserting a skewer into the center of a wheel. Cut a straw to size and insert the skewer. Cut the skewer to ...
Fold the prepped strip of cardstock in half. Folding the tips is optional. Place the upside down car on top of the paper. Use four pieces of tape ...
Weight is necessary to overcome the drag created by the paper. When the car is moving, the weight will have momentum, helping the car push more easily through ...
Put the car on top of a table with at least 2 feet of space to move back and forth. Place your fingers on the center of the ...
This advanced idea uses the same rubber band motor as the Rubber Band Helicopter project.This particular design is too heavy to be lifted by the propeller, but the ...
Don't allow students to carelessly fling their cars around. All launches should be deliberate and measured. If students try to throw their car to find out if it ...
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