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Doc Fizzix Mousetrap Racers The Complete Builder's Manual

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ISBN-10: 156523359X

ISBN-13: 9781565233591

Edition: 2009

Authors: Alden Balmer

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Offering more than just a fun project, mousetrap-powered vehicles are a gateway to many of the great concepts in science. Projects using mousetrap vehicles have dramatically grown in popularity in classrooms across the nation, and this guide teaches science students of all ages the basic construction secrets they need to build winning mousetrap-powered vehicles, using nothing more than common household items. This guide also identifies the variables that dramatically effect the performance of mousetrap racers and offers prescriptive advice based on primary scientific concepts such as friction, inertia, force, and acceleration. With easy-to-follow directions for creating the ultimate…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 0.110
Language: English

Doc Fizzix-Alden J. Balmer-is an award-winning physics teacher from McNeil High School in Round Rock Independent School District and the 1996 Texas Science Teacher of the Year. Doc Fizzix has appeared on several nationally aired television programs and has been featured in many magazines including: "The Science Teacher," "Boys' Life," "Web Page Design," "Physics Today," and more.