After School Fall 2017: Week 6

After School Blog

During Week 6 of Girlstart After School, our young mechanical engineers learned about friction and speed. Girls experimented and recorded data of how far their toy cars traveled over different surfaces, like sandpaper, bubble wrap, and wax paper. They used their scientific investigation skills to perform a series of trials for each surface. After measuring the outcomes, they learned about the role of frictional forces in resistance to motion!