Science and Engineering Blogpost #4

Reflection   Elastic potential energy is stored when the elastic band is wrapped around the axle. The more times the elastic band is wrapped around the axle the more potential energy there is. The axel is turned when the car is pulled backward. When released, the elastic band unwinds, thus making the axle and the […]

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Science and Engineering Blogpost #3

Day 1 IMG_7076 First prototype: It did not move forward as there was no traction on the wheels. I came to the conclusion that this was as there was no weight pushing down the wheels. When the weights were added, the cart moved more than when there wasn’t weight. Second prototype: From the previous trials, […]

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Science and Engineering Blogpost #2

Schedule Wednesday: Focus on the bottom Begin to cut the wood/cardboard Put the bottom section together Test if possible Friday/Tuesday Continue working on the bottom Test if it works Put the top section together at the end of class (10-15 minutes to do so) Thursday Last minute add ons Add details to the top part […]

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