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Idea for Force and Motion - Mousetrap Cars

Idea for Force and Motion - Mousetrap Cars

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I just completed a web article on mousetrap cars, that discusses kits that are available and introduces the car I built from bamboo, cottage cheese lids, and coat hanger wire. It also ties into some real world applications. http://www.scienceguy.org/Articles/MousetrapCars.aspx Bill Kuhl

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I have noticed a good number of views to this article lately on my website from Edutopia, Thank You! It quickly surpassed the model solar car article but water rockets are still on top.

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I visited the website with your mousetrap cars and let me tell you that your designs prove once again that creative people are there in the world. I would have never thought about designs such like yours in a millions years, but I do know how to appreciate people that are creative so I wish nothing but the best of luck and looking forward to seeing more great project from you.

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Thank you so much, that has made my day. The mousetrap car article has been so popular, I am just hoping that people will start looking at the other articles like the new one, "Innovations in Transportation" found under Non-Hobby articles. I have been trying to branch out a little beyond the projects but hope to tie the articles together.

Bill Kuhl

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