Ollie, Julia, and Amelia were stuck. The fifth-grade team was in the middle of building a motorized vehicle and couldn’t figure out how to get the wheel and axle to spin smoothly.
“Guys, we have an issue," said Amelia. "This can't spin."
“I have an idea! I think if we put the straw over the rod it can rotate,” said Julia.
“But we already cut our straw," said Ollie. "We don't have another one."
The Motorized Vehicle Challenge--fondly called the Race Car Project--is an immersive project enjoyed by all fifth graders at Katonah-Lewisboro. Katonah does the Race Car Project right after winter break. Increase Miller and Meadow Pond fifth graders will do it closer to the end of the school year.