Materials List: Racing with the Sun - Creating a Solar Car

JSS-KIT and JSS-ACC (solar car and accessory kit): The Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) kit and accessory kit may be bought separately from Solarmade with the following materials:

  • solar panel
  • 2 axles
  • 4 wheels (sized to fit axle)
  • driving gear (sized to fit axle)
  • electric, DC powered motor
  • different gears for motor
  • drill with bits is also needed to help size gears to fit axles

Chassis materials:

  • balsa wood – flat 4x 8 inch boards and ½ x ½ inch pieces
  • wood glue
  • paints for decoration
  • paint brushes
  • utility knives