Some gearing principles are utilized in the Motor-Powered Dragster Kit. Bevel gears similar to those used in an automobile change the direction of power in this kit. This kit includes: Pre-Printed Cardstock, Battery Holder, Toy Motor, Gear, Axles, and Wheels.
This product is part of KELVIN®'s Engineering Principles Series(TM). 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.