Solar Model Cars Related Tags: STEM More Related Discussions Bill Kuhl Posted 04/14/2010 11:46AM | Last Commented 06/11/2014 7:01PM 5 Replies 2049 Views I just created a new article on solar model cars, I was inspired to build 3 different cars after reading about the Junior Solar Sprint event. http://www.scienceguy.org/Articles/SolarModelCars.aspx Bill Kuhl Sign in to vote! Sign in to Flag as Spam Share 5 Share Comments (5 Replies)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS Newest Related Discussions Posted 4/22/2010 2:18pm Bill Kuhl The Power Point version of the Model Solar Cars article is now available for download from my website or Slideworld, TeachTube, SlideShare.net, or WeTheTeachers.com. Bill Kuhl Sign in to vote! Posted 6/3/2010 2:07pm Barbara Denny I am very interested in the Solar Cars article. Sign in to vote! Posted 6/3/2010 7:22pm Bill Kuhl I plan to create a video about model solar cars also. This week I finished an article and Power Point on mousetrap cars which appears to be a very popular project in many physics classes. http://www.scienceguy.org/Articles/MousetrapCars.aspx Bill Kuhl Sign in to vote! Posted 7/15/2010 6:32am Bill Kuhl For my College for Kids class we spent one day building and running the Pitsco Zoon Lite model solar cars. The cars need bright sun to run with such a small PV panel, but for $8 a kit it is a good project. We modified the cars to use 1:4 gear ratio instead of 1:2 and hot glued the motor to the chassis instead of foam tape. Bill Kuhl Sign in to vote! Posted 10/20/2011 7:12am Bill Kuhl I built another model solar car, picture is on the bottom of the article for almost nothing using popsicle stick frame, solar cell from patio light, and wheels made from foam smiley faces. It goes pretty quick. Sign in to vote! Discussion Why Design?Last comment 17 hours 6 min ago in Maker Education Discussion Polished collection of hands-on engineering projects for kidsLast comment 2 days 10 hours ago in Project-Based Learning blog Reinventing the Science Fair With Portal 2 Puzzle MakerLast comment 1 week 3 days ago in Game-Based Learning Discussion Technical Writing: How Documentation Crashed the PlaneLast comment 2 weeks 1 day ago in STEM article STEM Everywhere: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in the Real WorldLast comment 4 weeks 1 day ago in STEM Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion. Sign in using social networks Or sign in here: Email address * Password * Forgot your password?