Drag Racing Cups - Sick Science! #091

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Read the full experiment at http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiment/drag-racing-coffee-cups
What do Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, and Einstein Bros. have in common? They all use disposable cups. What do these disposable cups have to do with Sick Science? They make awesome drag racers! In the Drag Racing Cups experiment, you'll construct a simple and fun racer that converts potential energy into kinetic energy. Now if your parents would hurry up with their caramel macchiatos...