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Race a balloon-powered car Activity

by Ariel Marcy, 12 July 2023 | 0 comments

A balloon car made from cardboard, skewers and straws.

Turn hot air into motion! You could even make 2 or more of these cardboard cars and run a race. Safety: Be careful with scissors and with the pointy end of skewers. Always ask an adult for assistance if you’re unsure.

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Solar race across Australia News

by David Shaw, 30 October 2015 | 0 comments

A very streamlined car driving in the desert.

In the latest issue of Double Helix magazine, we feature solar powered cars racing from Darwin to Adelaide. They zoomed to the finish line last week. The winner is Dutch team Nuon with their car Nuna 8!

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