Conceptual Physics – 3D Car Race Day

For the final part of the Conceptual Physics project based around car design, students had to prep their 3D printed cars for the test ramp and were then given three trials to record their fastest speed down the ramp (recorded with three timers) and longest distance travelled off the ramp. Any car that did not make it down the ramp was disqualified for that turn.

Here are a few shots from the race prep and race day classes and a close-up of some of the finished designs the students created using the 3D printer and Tinkercad:

And finally, a YouTube playlist of some of the different cars heading down the testing ramp is embedded below:

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