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Tony Clarke

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😋Bristle- brush🧹 Car 🚙(stem construction 🔨activity)

😋Bristle- brush🧹 Car🚙 This activity involves constructing a Bristle brush car. You can use a pre-packaged resource like the one I have from cleverpatch or source the materials yourself for the same results. You will need:⚒ #brush with bristles *small electric motor (1.5-3V DC with shaft) * small capable ties or rubber bands or masking tape *a length of electrical wire(two different colours if possible) *plastic rocker (or blob of blue-tac will also work) As you construct the Bristle car keep a photo or video record to use later. Once complete turn on the Bristle car to observe how it works. Investigation: Once you have observed the Bristle car, investigate what you can do or modify on it to have it move differently. Record you observation. What investigation or challenge can you think of for your bristle car. Complete the activity by posting your ideas/activity to seesaw Don't forget to check your response Be creative! * 2 AA batteries * a variety of stick-on decorations: google eyes, mouths/lips

5th Grade, 6th Grade, Science, Digital Citizenship, STEAM
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Package purchased from cleverpatch an art and stem wholesaler/retailer. All materials could be purchased separately or students could look at what materials can be reused or recycled from other sources.