Activities

Build a Bobsled Racer

Teams build mini bobsleds out of soap dishes and race them down a track made of rain gutters. In doing so, they investigate where the ideal center of mass is and balance forces such as gravity and friction and drag/resistance.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Forces
Grade:3-5, 6-8
Time:30 minutes or less
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