We’re repurposing old spools in today’s STEAMwork design + build and engineering them into lean, mean, racing machines! Test out different types of spools and tensions and let us know what works best 🏁
written instructions on how to build a spool racer from PBS Kids
a spool racer design worksheet from TeachEngineering at the University of Colorado Boulder to adapt and log changes to your spool racer design.
- spools of any and all shapes and sizes
- rubbers bands
- unsharpened pencils
- tape of any kind
- washer or a nut, a bead, or the tab off of a drink can