Build a Mousetrap Car

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How do you build a mousetrap car? And why would you Want to do it?

What is a mousetrap car?

It is a little auto that is powered by a mousetrap. Or if you want to get really powerful: use a rat trap or many mice traps!

Making a mousetrap mousetrap vehicle gives kids who are in grades 6 -12 a fun activity. Their teachers and parents will love it too because it teaches them all kinds of scientific principles.

A clever teacher can bring in scientific concepts from force, motion and velocity.

There are some all in one kits that make these project much easier. The kits have all the supplies so students can make their first mousetrap car.

These days there is a lot of emphasis on STEM learning: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. There is an understanding that Americans have fallen behind in these areas, and we need to catch up.

Doing projects like the mousetrap car can help develop smart kids who have found out that learning can be fun!

Dr Fizzix Mousetrap Car Kits and Instruction Guide

Any of these kits can help your students build their mousetrap car, and the guides help too.

Doc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers: The Complete Builder's ManualDoc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers: The Complete Builder’s ManualDoc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers: The Complete Builder's ManualBasic Mousetrap Car Kit: by Doc FizzixBasic Mousetrap Car Kit: by Doc FizzixBasic Mousetrap Car Kit: by Doc FizzixBasic II Mousetrap Car Distance Kit: by Doc FizzixBasic II Mousetrap Car Distance Kit: by Doc FizzixBasic II Mousetrap Car Distance Kit: by Doc FizzixCan-Dew Mousetrap Car Kit: by Doc FizzixCan-Dew Mousetrap Car Kit: by Doc FizzixCan-Dew Mousetrap Car Kit: by Doc FizzixBuild Your Own Mousetrap Car: by Doc FizzixBuild Your Own Mousetrap Car: by Doc FizzixBuild Your Own Mousetrap Car: by Doc Fizzix

 

The Ultimate Mousetrap Car

Along with the mousetrap trials at your school there are national challenges like the Carolina STEM Challenge. They have their own mousetrap kit, and it truly is the ultimate.

This kit makes it easy to have fun while preparing for a science – technology -engineering or- mathematics career.

Carolina STEM Challenge: Mousetrap Cars KitCarolina STEM Challenge: Mousetrap Cars KitCarolina STEM Challenge: Mousetrap Cars Kit

 

Mousetrap cars are a fun project that your kids will always remember

When it comes to Fun: Science is under-rated!

You can be almost guaranteed that your kids will always remember their mousetrap car adventures. I mean how often is it that you get to build and then race your own cars?


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