lee hardeman
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Self propelled car

Postby lee hardeman » Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:02 am

Hi I am trying to build a self propelled car which has to be propelled using elastic bands. Is this possible?
The car is made out of balsa wood and has to travel at least 1 metre

davidkallman
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Re: Self propelled car

Postby davidkallman » Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:47 pm

Hi Lee,

Some thoughts:

1. This same topic came up in Science Buddies (in September/October 2005!).
Please consult:

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/mentoring ... php?t=695&

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/mentoring ... highlight=

2. Another site to look at is:

http://www.amersol.edu.pe/_@kacres/car/car3.htm
Cheers!

Dave


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