Mechanical Engineering

Gear Up/Gear Down

Pairs of students are challenged to build a slow car using a motorized-LEGO kit. Students begin with a bicycle-building activity which introduces the concepts of gearing down and gear ratios.

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LEGO® Car Rally

Students are challenged to build a car from LEGO bricks that is tested on a ramp course to see how far it will travel, and on a tiltboard to demonstrate their center of gravity.

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