I like the idea of building wind-powered cars, either pushed by a fan or students blowing on them or maybe a balloon. This would also incorporate well with a lesson on force and motion.
Starting this coming spring, a slick new solar-powered electric vehicle will be hitting the streets of Europe. Italian car designer Pininfarina and French battery manufacturer Bolloré have officially
PTA week: STEM challenge for kids - desing and build an air-powered car
Miniminds (or a magnet workshop) Make science fun and playful by making a magnet powered car! Make a road and see if you can push/pull your car in the right direction without touching it.
ICYMI: Porsche Quits Making Diesel-Powered Cars
Propeller-Powered Car and many other project-based engineering for kids.
DIY Wind Car: Science Lesson & Fine Motor Fun For the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering’s Family STEM Nights.
Build a wind powered LEGO car. Awesome engineering project for kids!
In this month's Challenge and Discover, we are challenging you to make a vehicle with your kids. Learn how to make a rubber band powered car and more.
STEM challenges that use wind power. This includes windmills, wind powered cars, and wind-powered boats!