CO2 Dragster Final Report 5. Newton’s Three Laws
a. Explain how the testing of your car illustrates each of Newton’s
After the cars are tested, you will design a marketing brochure for your Three Laws of Motion. Identify the Law Number in your
car. The brochure format, requirements, and project rubric are explanation.
specified in this document. 12”x 18” paper will be supplied. b. Do not just define the law, apply the law to your project.
Side 1 Remember there are two parts of the 1st law.
Newton’s Three Laws 6. Project Reflection Paragraph
(Note 5) a. Compare your car’s performance to your predictions?
Car Name b. What made your car successful or unsuccessful?
(Note 4) 2nd (Note 1)
c. What changes could you make in your design to enhance the car’s
d. What did you learn?
….… Project Reflection (Note 2) Side 2(inside)-Marketing of Your Car
Performance (Note 6)
……. Marketing Slogan
….… Photo Body Design 8 (Note 9)
Name Cartridge Mounting8
Date (Note 3)
Inside Flap Brochure Back Brochure Cover
Brochure requirements (see illustrations for placement):
1. Name of your car. (Be creative)
2. Logo for your car. (Illustration)
3. Photo will be taken by the teacher and provided. Guide Attachments8 Wheels8
Length with cartridge installed(cm) 7. Full size drawing of your car.
Width(cm) 8. Point out the design features that optimized the safety and
Height(cm) performance of your car. Include…
Ground Clearance from guide screws(cm) Body shape Wheels
Axles Eye appeal
Cartridge mounting Guide wire attachments
Types of materials used Car Mass Considerations
Performance (Show all work: Include formulas, recorded values,
Note: The illustration shows only 5 items, your brochure must
and solve for the unknown)
include all 8 items listed above.
Total Distance traveled 9. Marketing Slogan (Sell the car!!!)
Average time at 10 meters 10. Grading rubric is included on the back, use it as a checklist.
Average speed at 10 meters 11. Brochure Due ________________ Late projects will be penalized
Acceleration during the first 10 meters 20% per day. If you are absent, the project must be submitted
Average Momentum at 10 meters prior to 3:00 on the day due or penalties will apply.
Car Dimensions Average Speed @ 10 meters Car Brochure Checklist
Length with cartridge installed (__________cm) **V = Car name 2 ________
Width (_________cm) Logo 2 ________
Height (__________cm) Photo 2 ________
Ground Clearance from guide screws Dimensions (do not forget units)
(________cm) Length (cm) 2 ________
Wheel Diameter (_________cm) Width (cm) 2 ________
Mass (______________grams) Height (cm) 2 ________
Ground clearance (cm) 2 ________
Wheel diameter (cm) 2 ________
Car performance predictions Mass (grams) 2 ________
Distance ____________ m Performance (do not forget units)
Speed ______________ m/s Total distance (N, U) 2 ________
Other: Avg. time (F, S, N, U) 4 __________
Avg. speed (F, S, N, U) 4 ________
Acc (F, S, N, U) 4 ________
Acceleration during the first 10 meters
Mom (F, S, N, U) 4 ________
**A= Three laws, Reflection
1st(R/M), 2nd, 3rd 16 ________
Project reflection 4 _______
Design features (8 items)
Test Run Observations Body shape 3 ________
Axles 3 ________
Test Run Data Cartridge mounting 3 ________
**Distance Traveled ___________ meters Materials used 3 ________
**Time to travel 10 meters Wheels 3 ________
Time 1 ______sec Time 2 ______sec Eye appeal 3 ________
Time 3 ______ sec Guide wire attachment 3 ________
Mass consideration 3 ________
Describe the test run Full size drawing 10 ________
(full scale, quality)
Average Momentum @10 meters Marketing slogan 3 ________
**Mom= Quality (sp., neatness, gram. 7 ________
eye appeal, color)
Total car brochure 100 _______
Instruction sheet* 10 _______
Student ___________Parent ___________
*Note: This instruction sheet with rough calculations
Data Computations and observations must be attached to your car log and
submitted with the brochure. Rubric checklist must
Average Time @ 10 meters be checked off and initialed by your self and parent.
Tavg = Error Codes for performance calculations
S- substitution of recorded data into the formula
N- computed number/math error