How to make a balloon car...

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Balloon Car Race Webquest

This is an opportunity for you to learn about balloon cars and plan to create a winning vehicle. Have a look at the websites to the left to gather ideas. Fill out the planning form your teacher gave you and start collecting materials.

You will be provided with:

2 straws
2 kebab skewers
2 balloons

The rest is up to you!!

What will you use as wheels?
What will be the body of your car?
Will you use three or four wheels?
Will your car be long or short? Round or rectangular?
Will you go for speed or distance?
How will you decorate your car?

You can win awards for:

  • Fastest
  • Longest distance driven
  • Most flash
  • Best use of recycled items
  • Most innovative design

Good luck!