LESSON 6 EVALUATING VEHICLE DESIGN: LOOKING AT RUBBER BAND ENERGY
Group Members: Aaron and Clay

After complete Lesson 6, answer the following questions using complete sentences.


1. Which vehicle design features helped your vehicle move with the rubber band energy?
The big wheels helped the rubber bands wind easier.

2. What did you feel in your had as you wound the rubber band?
The axel felt tighter every wind.

3. Did this feeling change as you wound the rubber band tighter? How?
Yes, the rubber bands got harder to wind after each wind.

4. Did the direction in which you wound the rubber band affect the direction in which your vehicle traveled? How?
Yes, it moved the oppisite direction you wound it was the way it went.

5. What did you do to make the vehicle move a longer distance?
We wound the axel more and it went farther.
6. What did you do to make the vehicle move a shorter distance?
We wound the axel shorter so it moved shorter.
7. Predict what causes this to happen.
It diddn't have enough powe to move for a long time when we diddn't wind it enough.