STEAMtrax is an innovative new curriculum that integrates engineering and 3D printing technology with core academic knowledge in science, math, language arts, social studies, and art. In the true spirit of the Framework for 21st Century learning skills, students are engaged in relevant learning scenarios that encourage the essential skills of problem solving, collaboration, communication, clear and critical thinking as well as developing core academic knowledge. Each lesson imbeds 3D design, printing and scanning technology as an integral part of the STEAMtrax Engineering Process.
Accompanying hands-on materials for teaching the Building a Better Rubber Band Racer grade 5 module. As part of this Physical Science module, students design, print and build a rubber band racer that is powered by the elastic potential energy of a rubber band. This kit contains enough materials for up to 32 students. Materials are organized and labeled for quick classroom set-up. Kit components have been certified by CPSIA with Children's Product Certificate.