Hot Wheels
Science Department
Tualatin Valley Academy
Hillsboro, Oregon

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Hot Wheels Lab

Using a Triple Beam Balance

Hot Wheels Lab (uses Vernier Photogates, LabPro Interface & TI Graphing Calculators)
Note: To correctly print the Hot Wheels font in these lab sheets you will need to install a font called Heavy Heap. 
A Google search should help you find the Heavy Heap font available for free download on one of several sites.

Hot Wheels Lab with Photogates (PDF)
Hot Wheels Lab with Photogates (MS Word)

Simple Hot Wheels Lab (uses stopwatches)
Hot Wheels Lab Sheet (PDF)
Hot Wheels Lab Sheet (MS Word)

Efficiency of Hotwheels Cars with Rolling Friction

Teacher Resources
Toyota Tapestry Mini-Grant Project Page: Teaching Physics with Toy Cars!

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