Mousetrap Powered Racer 1/4 Sketching



This lesson will introduce the students to the basic sketching and dimensioning skills necessary to create a mousetrap powered vehicle. Students will use the micrometer and dial caliper to accurately take measurements of the mousetrap and make a sketch of the mousetrap.

Lesson Time

One Class Period
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will make a detailed sketch of the mousetrap with annotation/dimensions
  • Students will submit their sketches into their portfolio.

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