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G3 Education Programs

Gravity, Gears & Gigabytes: STEM activities for K-12

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STEM Mini-Car Program - $25

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Super Stock: Grades 3-4

Encourage and build love of STEM with this Mini Soap Box Derby Car. This 1:13 scale car is easy to assemble and gravity driven. It is the ideal combination of a simple mechanical system that is influenced by complex variables.

Educational Benefits:
• Learning Style: visual and logical
• Skill Development: following directions, hand-eye coordination, creativity, problem solving, and early engineering

• Mini Soap Box Derby Car kit
• 5-lesson activity book

Purchase STEM Mini-Car Program

digiRacer - $195

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Grades 5-8

digiRacer gives you a chance to demonstrate your building, coding, and programming skills.

Level 2 digiRacer

Transition to text-based programming with sensors and camera vision.

Educational Benefits:
• Learning Style: logical and mathematical
• Skill Development: patience, problem solving, perseverance, and thinking outside the box

• digiRacer kit
• programming software
• Activity book
• Instruction manual

Purchase digiRacer

Build a car like a Champ and learn - $660

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Since 1934 Soap Box Derby has been an All-American Racing Tradition which provides youth with racing competitions in cities worldwide. The FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship Race is held annually in Akron, OH.

Super Stock
• Ages 9-18 years old
• Can accommodate a racer up to (approx.) 6’0” tall and 160 lbs
• Builders should allow 4-6 hours to assemble car

Educational Benefits:
• Learning Style: visual and competition
• Skill Development: collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and problem solving

• Soap Box Derby car kit (wheels included)
• Build instructions
• Activity book

Purchase Super Stock Car Package

Contact Information

For program information,
Linda Hubbell or 740.817.0345

For purchasing information,
Cindi Zagar at or 330.733.8723 x32