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Activity 1: Grades 9-12
Model Car Design

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  1. What is the stored source of power for your model car?
    (The stored charges contained in the AA cell.)
  2. What are the three most important factors you uncovered that affect the performance of your vehicle?
    (Accept all reasonable answers such as larger motor, bigger wheels, etc.)
  3. What design factors are least applicable for transfer between your scale model and a full-sized vehicle? Explain.
    (Accept all reasonable answers such as electric motor, no model load, etc.)

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