Solar Car Challenge: Solutions Briefing

Solar Car Student
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Intended Grade Level(s):
6-8
Learning Goal(s):

To introduce students to the problem that this project will attempt to solve: building a solar car that will go straight, far, and fast to win a race.

Lesson Number:
7
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Estimated Activity Length:
50 min
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Description:

Students will play around with the solar car kits to familiarize themselves with the materials in preparation for the solar car engineering challenge.

Science Kit Material(s) Used:
Solar Machines Kit
Other Material(s) Used:
“Solution’s Briefing for Iteration #1” student handout in the “Solar Engineering Challenge Packet” • Overhead projector