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Race cars have been built for the past two years in Prairie Wind Middle School classes, as a hands-on project--with racing as the finale to the class.

Leading the way to higher learning in physics, science, engineering--with mini race cars

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The halls of the Perham Prairie Wind Middle School were transformed into a racetrack earlier this year.

The cars are powered by CO2 cartridges, and the students run them down the halls like a drag racetrack.

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But the racing is only the finale of the educational project. Students also design and build the little contraptions--which are similar to the well-known Pinewood Derby cars created by Cub Scouts.

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