Zoom! Zoom! Race Practice

Today Kindergarten to 2nd grade practiced for the annual Zoom! Zoom! Races.

Kindergarten — Count Those Racer Signs!

3rd Grade will complete the build of air cars this week. It is hard, has 12 parts to work out and has to move to be in the race. Oh Boy, what fun!

The tradition of the Zoom! Zoom! has long been to help students understand and practice; measurements, work with stop watches, understand some simple physics principles of air and tension energies, learn to use a tally sheet, work on addition, etc. As well as work on overall grade appropriate questions / answers.

Our Zoom Zoom race is sanctioned by the IBFE. As part of their Middle School project, certain students are members of and will represent Team Bernoulli in our races.

It was a crash on the straight away!

Our Zoom! Zoom! Races will utilize Tension Cars, Air Cars and things that fly. The final race off of the top team in each category will take place after Easter if I can find a way for the grades to face each other.

The beautifully decorated track is the combined work of Kindergarten and First Grade. Our Zoom! Zoom! Race banner comes from the 2nd grade.

Hint if you read this site, one question that always comes up is spell your group name. A rule in the competition is you must first answer a question before you can run your team racer. No answer no run. After wonderful fun and practice, the practice points are as follows.

GradeTeam NumberTeam NamePractice (Points)
Kindergarten1Roll17
Kindergarten2Ruler12
Kindergarten3Shape39
Kindergarten4Pull37
Kindergarten5Size20
Kindergarten6Match20
Kindergarten7Half24
Kindergarten8Fast21
2nd1Force33
2nd2Motion29
2nd3ObserveNeeds to run
2nd4PowerNeeds to run
2nd5Space28
2nd6RecycleNeeds to run
2nd7Zig-ZagNeeds to run
1st1Giraffe27
1st2Zebra21
1st3Lion20
1st4Cheeta24
Mystery1Racer X42
Mystery2Team BernoulliNeeds to run
Testing a new engine.