Phase 2: Research & Blueprint

Phase 2: Blueprint Requirements

  • Use Graph Paper!
  • Use a dark sharpened pencil
  • Use a ruler for every straight line
  • All measurements labeled with units (ie, inches or centimeters)
  • Drawings must be either FULL or ½ SCALE
    • ½ scale would mean that a 10” long car would be drawn exactly 5”, but still labeled as 10”
  • INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
    • Title
      • “½ Scale Blueprint of [Name of Car]”
    • Heading:
      • Your Name(s)
      • Grade 8
      • Your Email(s)
      • Teacher’s Name
      • Teacher’s Email
    • Side View:
      • NEAT DRAWING
      • Label ALL parts and exact dimensions (not scaled dimensions)
      • Label the forces acting on the vehicle
    • Top View
      • NEAT DRAWING
      • Label ALL parts and exact dimensions
      • Label the forces acting on the vehicle
    • OPTIONAL: Front View
    • Material List
      • Complete on the back of the blueprint
      • List every item required to build device
      • Include cost and/or estimate cost