KELVIN® E.P. Mousetrap Car

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Product Overview

Students design and build a cardboard mousetrap racer.. Kit includes: scored and pre-cut cardstock, [2] 4-3/4 in. dia. rear wheels, [2] 1-3/8 in. dia. front wheels, mousetrap, wooden dowel rod with cable ties for mousetrap arm and [2] axles. Assembly requires use of hot glue gun and hand tools.

This product is part of KELVIN®'s Engineering Principles Series". This series is comprised of a group of activities that focus on one or more Engineering or Scientific Principles. Products are made from light, rigid cardstock, or a combination of cardstock and other hardware, such a gears, motors and wheels. In assembling the kits, children learn about the basics of working with paper (cutting, bending, paper strength and fastening) as well as the engineering principle associated with the product. This series offers a range of learning experiences for a range of students.