Discover the history and science behind MagLev vehicles. Assemble and test a prototype car. Collect and analyze data.
For more information about this program, contact:
Menzel Smith-JonesBrookhaven National LaboratoryBldg.400C – P.O. Box 5000Upton, NY 11973-5000631-344-4495 (phone)631-344-7098 (fax)email@example.com
Discover the history and science behind MagLev vehicles. Assemble and test a prototype. Collect and analyze data.
maglev, attract, repel, magnetic field, Figure of Merit (FOM)
1) Demonstrate an understanding of magnetic North and South poles, and the scientific principle of like poles repel, opposite poles attract.
2) Discover that MagLev uses repelling magnets.
3) Work in engineering teams to complete an engineering challenge.
4) Collect and analyze data to determine the efficiency of the constructed vehicle using a Figure of Merit formula.
Programs & Contests
Visiting Faculty Program
How to Become a Mentor
How to Select an Intern
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Bldg. 438 - P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
Phone: (631) 344-4000
Privacy and security notice |
Site design by BNL Web Services |
Report a problem with this page