Dragster

By: Kyle Mihalski

Research

What is speed?

Speed is rapidity of movement or action.


What factors in the design of a car have an effect on speed?

Speed maters on weight, aerodynamics, tires, and elevation above sea level.


Find an example of a technology that helps improve vehicle emissions, gas mileage, or safety?

A fender helps the safety of the car.

Predictions

What factors are important for a successful launch of your car?

They are weight and aerodynamics.


What are the best features of your car?

It is the wheels.


Is there anything about your car that will negatively affect its performance?

It is aerodynamics.


How many mph do you think your car will go?

I think it will go 10 mph.

MPH

My car went 17.28 mph.

Reflection

What turned out well?

I won one match.


What did you enjoy the most?

I enjoyed building the car.


What could be better? What would you improve or do differently next time?

Do more than just one race for knock out rounds.


What was your least favorite part?

It was the poster.