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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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How To Perfectly Aim Your Mousetrap Car

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 how to properly aim your mousetrap cars. aiming your device…

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Why Are Ball Bearings Important For Mousetrap Cars

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 why ball bearings are so important for mousetrap cars. why…

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How To Increase The Speed Of A Mousetrap Vehicle

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 how to specifically tailor your car to travel at a faster…

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Don’t Build Your Mousetrap Car Before You Read This

What you need to consider Building a mousetrap car can be a enjoyable and educational experience for many future scientists and engineers. However, when designing a mousetrap car to specifically cater towards a competition, it is important to ask yourself the following questions: 1. what are you trying to achieve? This is an important question…