Age Ages 5-10
Duration 45 min (with hot glue gun, or overnight for glue to dry)
Category Grab-and-Go STEM
Wind energy is a clean, renewable resource that is useful for energy production. Youth will explore the idea of wind energy and Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion in this STEM Grab and Go by creating a car that is powered by the wind from a balloon.
- 1.P.1 Understand how forces (pushes or pulls) affect the motion of an object.
- 3.P.1 Understand motion and factors that affect motion.
- 5.P.1 Understand force, motion, and the relationship between them.
- 8.P.2 – Explain the environmental implications associated with the various methods of obtaining, managing, and using energy resources.