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- Order number: PTC-59465
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Examine, alter, design, and experiment with mousetrap vehicles to understand velocity, potential and kinetic energy, acceleration, speed, circumference, and distance – there’s more potential in this guide than just potential energy!
The Mousetrap Vehicles Teacher’s Guide contains NGSS, CCSSM, NSTA, NCTM, and ITEEA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Mousetrap Vehicles – Getting Started Package, Dremel tool or portable hand drill, Timber Cutter or hobby knife, tape measure, ruler, wire cutters, needle-nose pliers, cool-melt glue gun, scale, four stopwatches, spring scale, table clamp or C-clamp, mousetrap vehicle wheels (CDs), washers, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.
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Pitsco’s unwavering focus on innovative educational solutions and unparalleled customer service began when the company was founded in 1971 by three teachers. Using product flyers promoting just a handful of kits and related curriculum in the beginning, Pitsco expanded rapidly from a humble dream to a multifaceted corporation with thousands of products, more than 200 employees, and a simple vision: Leading education that positively affects learners.
At Pitsco, every product we engineer, every item we sell, every curriculum we develop is deployed for the purpose of helping every student to learn, grow, and succeed – in the classroom and in life. Pitsco team members take great pride in the fact that their efforts positively impact more than eight million students each year. Students across the world benefit every day from our comprehensive array of highly effective and relevant full-year curricular offerings for the elementary, middle, and high school levels as well as hands-on kits utilized by individual students at all grade levels. Our annual catalog, known as the Big Book, features more than 3,000 STEM kits, products, and hands-on activities, many of which are proprietary to Pitsco.
The company helps students excel with a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classroom solutions that are equally robust and engaging. Our age-appropriate, student-centered K-12 learning solutions in STEM, math, science, and acceleration are composed of standards-based, relevant hands-on activities delivered via a student-focused learning process.
As an industry leader and innovator, wherever education goes in the future – Common Core, in the Cloud, blended instruction – Pitsco will be there with proven, effective solutions that help students and teachers succeed!