Mouse Trap Physics

Mouse trap physics shows student the tips and tricks of building a mouse trap car.  This lesson teaches students the physics of a mouse trap and how to use the information to build a winning mouse trap car. 

The lesson concentrates on explaining how the laws of physics and mechanics affect performance of a mouse trap car.  Actual mouse trap cars in various stages of completion are shown to explain each step.

The lessons introduce the following terms and concepts:





In miniature the first ten pages of the lesson are shown below:


An online quiz tests the students knowledge.  The students percentage grade is shown on screen at the end of the quiz.  Students earn a badge in their account when they score 80% or higher on the quiz.


The lesson includes word search, fill in the blank, secret code, and a multiple choice test. Below are a few sample pages of the worksheets.  Worksheets are provided in adobe acrobat format after purchase.

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