Solar Car Challenge: Team Brainstorm
Intended Grade Level(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.
Pedagogy & Practice:
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Files Associated with this Activity:
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:
“Diagram of My Solar Car Design Idea” student handout • Sticky notes