Electric Race Car - 10 Pack

$225.95
SKU TRG-004

The TeacherGeek Electric Racer is everything you need to drive a student's interest.

Bring the excitement and intrigue of electric cars into your classroom. This activity provides you with plenty of materials and instructions to design, construct and evolve a unique battery-powered car. This activity introduces true STEM engineering as students use Science, Technology, Engineering and Math processes to develop their design solutions. In addition, the components of this activity are designed to be used with recycled materials such as wood, metal and plastic. 

GOAL:

  • Utilize the design and engineering process
  • Encourage creativity, problem solving, and critical thinking
  • Learn about electric power
  • Innovate (Build your own unique car)

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What's in the Electric Car activity?

Component: 10pk Quantity:
Connector Strips 40
Hole Plates 20
70mm Pulleys 10
55.5mm Pulleys 10
25.5mm Pulleys 10
9mm Pulleys 10
50 Tooth Gears 10
40 Tooth Gears 10
20 Tooth Gears 10
10 Tooth Gears 10
Wheels 40
Rubber Band Tires 40
Battery Holder 10
Small Rubber Bands 100
300mm Slide-Stop Material 3
Perpendicular Blocks 40
Dowels 80
Stop Clips 40
Angle Brackets 20
1½” Screws 20
Hex Nuts 60
Locking Nuts 20
Fender Washers  20
5/8” Screws  60
Project Motor 10
Project Motor Mounts 10
Motor Adaptor Pins 15

 

What tools will you need to do this activity?

Process

Process Description

Recommended Tool 

Alternate Tool

Cutting

Cutting dowels, strips, recycling bin items, etc.

Multi-Cutter

Saw, Pruning Shears

Reaming

Change splined holes in components from press fit (dowels press and stay) to loose fit (dowels are able to slide and rotate).

Reamer

#3 Drill Bit and Drill

Screwing

Tighten and loosen screws

Screwdriver

None

Holding and Pulling

Hold nuts, pull apart components

Pliers (optional)

None

 

Soldering

 

Soldering wires to motors or other wires 

Soldering Iron Package (optional)

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