Engineering Saturday: Balloon Powered Cars

2 11 2009

Engineering students from UT came on Saturday to show us how to make balloon powered cars!

balloon powered car

Air from the balloons shot out backwards, which pushed the cars forward. The cars with the bigger balloons tended to travel a greater distance because there was more air to propel the car farther.

ballon powered car in the making

The students were nice enough to provide the instructions so you can make one at home! Click here to download the instructions as a Word document.

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: