Materials List: Spool Racer Design & Competition

Each student needs:

To share with the entire class:

  • assortment of various elastic rubber bands, such as rubber bands of different sizes and materials, elastic hair bands, hair scrunchies, etc.
  • assortment of washers, such as metal and plastic washers of various sizes
  • extra toothpicks, in case needed
  • extra blank paper, in case needed for sketching additional designs
  • tape or some other way to mark off a racing track area
  • inclined plane for the end of the racing track ramp (<15°)