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March 24, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Time Details:
6 Saturdays through May 5th (no class April 14th)
Weston Public Library
87 School Street
Weston, MA 02493
$95 for the course. Limited to 10 participants (11+)
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WAIC: Design a 3D-Printed Solar Car

Saturday, March 24, 2018

In this 6 week course, you will learn a 3D modeling tool in order to design your own prototype solar-powered car. Working within the design constraints of the provided solar panel and solar-powered motor, you can use your imagination to design a unique car of the future. Part of the design process will involve thinking about how best to design a car to meet a set of challenges posed by the instructor. For example, how can you build the fastest possible car? How can you build a car that stays upright around tight curves? How can you build a car that can go over obstacles without tipping over? Once the design is complete, you will learn to prepare your design for a 3D printer. Once printed, you will assemble your car and then test it out to see how well your prototype car meets the design challenges.