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Soap Box Derby Mini Cars

To further promote its mission to “educate and inspire youth,” the International Soap Box Derby® developed the Soap Box Derby Mini Car Program. The program is designed for grades 3-8 classrooms, enrichment, after school, and summer programs. This innovative program features a customized, all-inclusive activity kit.

The Soap Box Derby STEM-Based Education Mini Car Program is:

  • Customized
  • Inclusive
  • Experiential
  • Engaging
  • Reinforcing
  • Project Based 
  • Team Building
  • Measurable
  • Fun!

Content Areas Include:

Physical Science: Scientific inquiry, forces, motion, simple machines, gravity, mass, friction, speed, kinetic and potential energy, friction.

Technology: Research, critical thinking, innovation, problem solving, collaboration, communications.

Engineering: Define problem and needs, test, refine, develop solutions, communicate, evaluate, manufacturing, engineering & design emphasis.

Arts: Visual and fine arts, creating, presenting, producing, connecting.

Mathematics: Measurement (Standard & Metric), basic math review, decimals, fractions, geometry, graphing, slope, problem solving, time, weight.

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Dsc 6952Students weighing their mini cars

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Decorated mini cars on display

Soap Box Derby® Education Partners:

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