Learning Physics with Hot Wheels at National Maker Faire

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Learning Physics with Hot Wheels at National Maker Faire

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The Hot Wheels booth at the National Maker Faire is action-packed with car building, car coloring, and car racing. Bringing a full compliment of wheeled racers and stunt tracks, the Hot Wheels team has captured the excitement and fun of the event for all attendees.

Alongside the racing, the Hot Wheels team is promoting their new foundation called Speedometry, a STEM curriculum for teaching physics through the tiny cars and tracks. The program is a partnership with the University of Southern California and the Mattel Childrens’ Foundation, and is totally free.

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Mike Senese

Mike Senese is a content producer with a focus on technology, science, and engineering. He served as Executive Editor of Make: magazine for nearly a decade, and previously was a senior editor at Wired. Mike has also starred in engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.

An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with electronics, fixing cars, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza. You might spot him at his local skatepark in the SF Bay Area.

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