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Newton Car

First page of Newton Car lesson

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators
Grade Levels: 3-12
Publication Year: 2011
Product Number: EG-2011-11-223-KSC
Subjects: Technology


Student teams use a wooden car and rubber bands to toss a small mass off the car. The car, resting on rollers, will be propelled in the opposite direction. During a set of experiments, students will change the variables. They will then measure how far the car rolls in response to the action force generated.

Newton Car Activity   [1MB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Rockets Educator Guide.

Page Last Updated: December 16th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild