4-Wheel Balloon Car Project

  • 4-Wheel Balloon Car Project

    Due Tuesday, September 10, 2013 (date may be adjusted)

    Mission: You are to build a moving vehicle that meets the following requirements.

    REQUIREMENTS

    1. The car should travel a minimum distance of 1 meter (100 cm).
    2. The car will be powered by one standard-sized balloon, provided by the teacher.
    3. The wheels must be made from recycled materials that were not already used as tires. The tires cannot be tires from another object such as a Hot Wheel toy. Acceptable examples include bottle tops, washers, CDs, etc.
    4. The vehicle must be made of ONLY recycled materials. This includes items such as milk cartons, tissue boxes, 2 liter bottles, etc.
    5. NO MORE THAN $1.00 MAY BE SPENT ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE VEHICLE.

    GRADING

    • 5 POINTS for meeting recycled car requirements.
    • 5 POINTS for meeting distance requirements.
    • 10 POINTS for having a vehicle by the due date.