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Cars Science Class

Teacher: Steve Zavala

Story: Mike and Maxi - The Big Race

Length: 55.07 minutes
Language: English
Views: 670

Description: As part of the class students experiment with wheels, gear ratios, and energy transmission by building tricycles, bicycles, cars, and motors.

Recording at:
Cambrian Go-Karts

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Class Experiments

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Title: Turn corners with gears
Created: 2009-01-13 05:37:03
Overview: Can gears turn corners? In a car you have energy coming from the engine of a car. Sometimes that eng...

Title: Build a Tricycle
Created: 2009-01-13 05:48:46
Overview: Whoever invented the wheel was a genius. Live without is hard to imagine. Put together a little tric...

Title: Make a Crank
Created: 2008-12-18 14:25:29
Overview: Have you ever visited an old mill? If so you might be familiar with the use of gears. Gears are used...

Title: What is a gear wheel?
Created: 2008-12-23 21:54:28
Overview: When you turn a gear wheel, you can use it to transfer the motion or the force that you apply to it ...

Title: Directions of Gear Wheels
Created: 2009-01-07 13:35:08
Overview: In what directions do gear wheels turn? Try this fun experiment to see yourself.

Title: Build a simple Car Steering
Created: 2009-01-13 06:02:37
Overview: With an adult take a look at a car's underside. You might be able to see that the steering wheel is ...

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Mike and Maxi - The Story

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Recording on December 13, 2008 at: Cambrian Go-Karts

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