Mousetrap Vehicle

Science Olympiad Mousetrap Vehicle Compound Levers

what is mousetrap vehicle A mousetrap vehicle is model car that is powered by mousetraps. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and SECME, host mousetrap vehicle competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students.  In this post, we will discuss compound levers and how to make them. compound levers What are…

Wright Stuff

How To Make Your Plane Fly In Two Different Directions

What is wright stuff Wright stuff is a competition where students are tasked to build a model plane that is powered by a rubber band and propeller. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host wright stuff competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In…

Elastic Launched Glider

How To Balance Your Elastic Launched Glider

what is elastic launched glider An elastic launched glider is model plane that is launched into the air by elastic potential energy. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, host elastic and catapult launched glider competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post,…

Ping Pong Parachute

How To Improve The Nose Of Your Science Olympiad Rocket

what is ping pong parachute   Ping pong parachute is an engineering-based event hosted by Science Olympiad where students are tasked to build and test a bottle rocket indoors that deploys a parachute that holds a ping pong ball. The objective to achieve the highest time aloft for the ping pong ball. These concepts also…

Boomilever

How To Improve The Hook Attachment Of Your Boomilever

what is a boomilever A boomilever is model cantilever that is designed to hold 15kg. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad, host boomilever competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students. In this post, we will discuss how you can improve the hook attachment of your boomilever. improving the hook attachment…

Mousetrap Vehicle

How To Make Your Mousetrap Car Go Farther

what is a mousetrap vehicle A mousetrap vehicle is model car that is powered by mousetraps. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and SECME, host mousetrap vehicle competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students.  In this post, we will discuss some common issues and how to fix them. how to…

Mousetrap Vehicle

Titanium Axles Vs Stainless Steel Axels

what is mousetrap vehicle A mousetrap vehicle is model car that is powered by mousetraps. Many science and engineering competitions, such as Science Olympiad and SECME, host mousetrap vehicle competitions to help teach basic physic concepts to students.  In this post, we will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of titanium axles in comparison to stainless…

Gravity Vehicle | Mousetrap Vehicle

How To Make A Wing Nut Braking Mechanism For Your Vehicle

how to to make a wing nut brake How do wing nut brakes work? Wing nut brakes are the most widely used brakes for both Science Olympiad Gravity Vehicle and Mousetrap Vehicle, and for good reason too. They are cheap to make, easy to understand, and perform exceptionally well. But on a more conceptual level,…