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Science of Speed 2: Let’s Get Moving STEM Unit

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Type: Curriculum and Activities/Teacher's Guides Ages: 12+

The principles of the science of speed – aerodynamics, thrust, friction, Newton’s laws of motion, and so on – are at the heart of many of the most exciting applied physics and engineering projects. Let’s Get Moving, the three-week introductory unit for the Science of Speed 2 program, teaches these concepts through several projects: a pop can engine, a balloon rocket, and air-powered bottle racers. Students not only build their vehicles, they also test them and interpret data for the purposes of reengineering. Each project successively builds on the others, and at the end of the unit, . . .

The principles of the science of speed – aerodynamics, thrust, friction, Newton’s laws of motion, and so on – are at the heart of many of the most exciting applied physics and engineering projects. Let’s Get Moving, the three-week introductory unit for the Science of Speed 2 program, teaches these concepts through several projects: a pop can engine, a balloon rocket, and air-powered bottle racers. Students not only build their vehicles, they also test them and interpret data for the purposes of reengineering. Each project successively builds on the others, and at the end of the unit, students are ready to move on to the next phase in the Science of Speed process.

The unit can stand alone and comes with everything you need to successfully complete the activities, including 24 AP Bottle Racer Kits, an AP Bottle Racer Launcher, a Science of Speed Let's Get Moving Teacher Guide, 24 student logbooks, and more. The Science of Speed 2 program comes with extensive web support such as exclusive access to instructional videos for each phase of the activity.

Product ID: W41705
Availability: In Stock
$865.00 (USD)

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