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Opening Day for “Hot Wheels: Race to Win” Featured Exhibit

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The newest featured exhibition to arrive at Discovery Park of America is “Hot Wheels: Race to Win.” This exhibit opens to the public on Fri., Aug. 30, 2019 and will be on display through Jan. 5, 2020. There are tons of hands-on displays that focus on STEM concepts: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It is an additional $4.95 per person ages 4 and up. A special a car  inspired by Lightning McQueen from Pixar’s movie “Cars” is on display Aug. 30-Sept. 1 from Rusty’s TV and Movie Car Museum in Jackson, Tennessee.

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

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

“Hot Wheels: Race to Win” featured exhibit is sponsored by WLJT

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Date:
August 30
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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