August 7, 2016 – TeamTREC hosted a workshop on wheels and axels.
Learning outcomes: horizontal acceleration (car moving forward), vertical acceleration (rockets), friction (contact between tires and road), air resistance, engine power.
The winning car? Light design, 1 balloon-powered engine and flexible wheels and axles.
“Each week we start with a box of crafts. Then we build something. I love making one larger craft” – 3rd grade camper at Britannia Woods.