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:



Below are a few sample pages of the worksheets. 

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