Using the Blutrack in a Library

librarian's guideDownload this librarian’s guide to see how to implement BluTrack activities in your library. This guide includes:

  • A list of what you’ll need
  • Tips for choosing a theme
  • Ideas to run a library activity
  • A DIY (“How To”) guide for the youth

You will also need to download the Blutrack Challenge Cards. The BluTrack is a system of toy race car tracks that can help teach youth physics principles.

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You should have access to computers as well. Laptops or desktops work and it does not matter if you have PC or a Mac.

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BluTrack use example

Additional Resources

Here are some resources not included in the librarian’s guide that may be helpful for you:

STEM Connections

Explore Physics Concepts

  • Force
  • Motion
  • Acceleration

Implementation Ideas

Explore Physics Concepts

  • Race weighted cars
  • Build your own track
  • Post challenge cards and keep a score board
  • Race against the teachers