Steve Spangler Science: Wind Up Racer

Potential and kinetic energy displayed in this fun hands-on experiment!

Finding creative, hands-on ways to demonstrate the difference between potential and kinetic energy can be difficult. Not to worry… that’s why you have us! With some simple household items and a little creativity, the Wind Up Racer will have you racing a spool across the room in no time!

Energy (Potential and Kinetic), Physics

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