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Members-Only VIP Experience for New “Hot Wheels: Race to Win” Featured Exhibit

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Get your engines fired up for the special members-only sneak peek at the newest featured exhibition, Hot Wheels Race to Win, on Thurs., Aug. 29, 2019. This exhibit explores the behind-the-scenes process that race fans, young and old, may never have encountered before. Guests will experience a dynamic testing environment participating in a quest for cars of record-breaking speed, precision and design.

In addition to being fun and immersive, the exhibit also supports STEM learning goals and provides rich opportunities for learning as students discuss and experiment with all aspects of racing design.

Key STEM concepts presented in the exhibit:

Engineering/Design Engine Physics
• Car body design/aerodynamics
• Track design/drag and friction
• Mechanical Function
• Defining combustion and identifying units of measure for power
Physics of Motion Mathematics
• Drag and friction
• Lift/drag/downforce
• Newton‘s laws
• Acceleration
• Speed/curve calculation for cars on track
• Timing calculation for cars maneuvering on track

This event is free for all Discovery Park of America members. If you would like to purchase a membership, you can do so by calling 731-885-5455 or purchase one on the night of the event. Read about our membership perks here.

Kickoff Weekend for “Hot Wheels: Race to Win” is sponsored by Buddy’s Wrecker Service, Blue Steel Tool, Inc. Subway and Simmons Bank

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Date:
August 29
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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