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Build a Wind-Powered Car #MakerEducatoin

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You’ve probably seen a sailboat at some point—but maybe not a “sailcar.” Why don’t we have more wind-powered cars? Sailboats must zig-zag back and forth if they want to sail directly into the wind. It probably wouldn’t be very safe if we had cars zig-zagging all over the road on a windy day! Although it might not be practical to use a sailcar on the road in real life, building a toy one is a fun engineering project.

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