Build a Miniature Dragster Virtual Workshop

Event Date:February 24th @ 9:50 am - 11:30 am

*Register by Feb 10th at 4pm

Build a Miniature Dragster Virtual Workshop on February 24th from 9:50 AM to 11:30 AM
YouTube Live Stream:

Activity Overview

Participating students will have a hands-on opportunity to construct their very own miniature dragster through virtual guidance of the OYAP/PAJO coordinators.

A series of special guests including Skills/Compétences Ontario, Canadore College and Collège Boréal have been invited to share information about the apprenticeship pathway and the skilled trades.

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Download Event Agenda

Agenda Items

9:50am - Pre-Activity Setup
• Landing Page Welcome
• Whole class connect to Zoom (not individual students)
10:00 am - Welcome and Introductions
• Join us as we learn about a Skilled Trade Pathway
10:05 am - OYAP/PAJO Presentation (FRENCH)
10:15 am - OYAP/PAJO Presentation (ENGLISH)
10:25 am - Workshop Step #1
• Welcoming guests and introductions from Collège Boréal and Canadore College
10:27 am - Workshop Step #2
• Review of Dragster materials and start of the build (cutting and folding + gluing of the spine)
10:50 am - Workshop Step #3
• First interview with special guests from Collège Boréal and Canadore College
10:55 am - Workshop Step #4
• Mounting of wheels, attach propeller and elastic
11:05 am - Workshop Step #5
• Second interview with special guests from Collège Boréal and Canadore College
11:10 am - Skills Ontario Q & A and review of their events
11:20 am - Closing Remarks

Activity Resources

Construction Notes (English)
Construction Notes (French)
Download Dragster Parts List

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Dragster Parts List


Name of Part

1 Elastic
1 Propeller
1 Wood Frame
1 set Front Wheels
1 set Rear Wheels
1 Straw (bearing)
1 Dowel (axel)
1 straw Approximately 6" of 2-way tape
1 Dragster body cut-out sheet
1 Instruction sheet
Additional Resources Glue stick (not included with class kit)

Part ID

Cut and Wheel

Wheel, Prop, Elastic

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