10 Year Anniversary Promotional Price - DOWNLOAD ONLY

We started selling Physics and the Pinewood Derby 10 years ago in January of 2008. To celebrate, we are offering a special promotion to allow you to buy the download of the video for $9.99 (normally $14.99). Please share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.


*** For purchases including a download, an email will automatically be sent within 30 minutes after purchase with a link and instructions on how to play the video. The link will expire after 4 days. The download will be a 1GB ZIP file with the video in MPEG-4 format and with PDF files of the parts list, tools list, and the car template. Even with a fast internet connection, expect it will take a while to download the file (example: at 500 KBps it will take about 33 minutes). Because it is in a ZIP file, most mobile platforms cannot view the video without an app that can unzip the ZIP file on the device.


Physics and the Pinewood Derby is the brainchild of Dr. Scott Acton -- he wrote the script, acted as the producer, director, and main actor. The film was the direct result of his experiences teaching science to his own son through the Pinewood Derby, as well as presentations he gave to his local Cub Scout pack on what they learned. Dr. Acton is currently employed by Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation, Inc. in Boulder, Colorado. He recently completed his James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) World Bike Tour, in which he rode almost 15,000 miles on his bicycle around the world, stopping to give talks about his work on the telescope.

John Swensen acted as the camera-man, co-director, and editor. He contributed several of the non-filmed components of the video and lent his opinion and hand wherever possible. John is currently employed as an assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. His research is in the area of medical robotics and tunably compliant materials as Director of the Modeling, Motion, and Medical Robotics Laboratory.

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