Wind Power Push
- How does a sail car move?
- What force is pushing it?
- How many different sail shapes did you see?
- Which sail shape will work best? Which size?
Build the Sail Car
- Building instructions book ‘A’, pages 62 - 70
- Design a sail.
- Place it on your sail car.
Raise your best sail!
- Which sail will make your sail car move the farthest?
- Test your sail.
- Test your partner's sail.
- Measure how far your car travelled with each sail.
- Which one went the farthest? Why?
- Design a new sail while your partner designs another one.
- Test your sail car again.
- Which sail shape is best? Why?
How did you do?
- Explain which sail worked best.
- Describe something that you could change to make it even better.