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Pre-Engineering Product Improvement Project

by Kevin S. (Newark)

This week in PLTW, each student received a hobby model kit of either a race car, helicopter, sailboat, or airplane from the dollar store. The goal of this assignment is to take that kit and improve the design of it so a customer would pay two . . . read more

CO2 Cars Designed for Speed

by John W. (Somonauk)

One exciting event we do in Drafting and Design is when we make our CO 2 racecars. Each two-person team is given a block of wood, wheels, axles, and a CO 2 cartridge. You start by cutting the wood to make the shape of your car. The next . . . read more

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