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Recently in Physical Science, we were assigned to construct a mousetrap-powered car. After a great deal of research, I had a basic idea of what I wan...
There are a few specific items that you'll need for this project, but you can probably use similar items if you aren't able to find balsa wood, copper...
The body of the car is comprised of only three parts: the mousetrap, and two pieces of balsa wood. Your first deal of business is to remove some part...
Take your pool noodle. Mark two 2" lengths and two 1" lengths. I used a hacksaw and miter box to cut these. These lengths of noodle will be your wh...
Pull the snapper arm back. Hook the loop in the end of your string on one end of the wing nut. Pull the axle back to wind the string around the rear...
One thing that did concern me was the durability of the car. I decided to use balsa wood for the sake of making my car lightweight, but it also made ...
Finally, the actual fun part of making a mousetrap car: decoration! You can probably tell that I had fun with mine!
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