Alternative Energy Science Kit: Solar Mechanics
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Alternative Energy Science Kit: Solar Mechanics

Learn about solar power in a fun, hands-on way!

Item #:
10-00224
Price
$73.23
$38.95

Details

Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner

  • Build solar-powered models to learn about how solar cells convert energy from sunlight into mechanical energy
  • Conduct experiments with the solar cell to see how different placement angles, different light levels, different sources of light, and different loads affect its operation
  • Learn about how solar cells convert energy from sunlight into mechanical energy
  • Kit includes a unique single-piece solar motor that is composed of a photovoltaic cell and an electric motor joined together in one compact unit
  • With this solar motor, you can power dozens of electric vehicles and devices
  • Build models including cars, trucks, planes, windmills, waterwheels, robots, and other vehicles
  • Manual guides and teaches you through experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams for building projects and experiments
  • All Thames & Kosmos sets are safety tested and approved, offer thorough saftey precautions, and come with full-color experiment manuals
  • Building pieces included in this set are compatible with those in all Thames & Kosmos Construction Series kits and Physics Series kits
  • Correlates to Next Generation Science Standards
  • Kit contains: 20 Experiments, 61 pieces, and 60 page color experiment manual
  • No batteries required
  • Ages: 8-Up


Safety Precautions:    WARNINGS: Choking hazard - small parts. Not for children under 3 Years. Not suitable for children under 8 years. Keep the experimental set out of the reach of children under 8 years old. Keep packaging and instructions as they may contain important information.

WARNING: This set contains chemicals and parts that may be harmful if misused. Read cautions on individual containers and in manual carefully. Not to be used by children except under adult supervision.
Awards:  Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner
NGSS Correlations:  2-PS1-3 Structure and Properties of Matter, 4-PS3-1 Energy, K-2-ETS1-1 K-2.Engineering Design, K-2-ETS1-2 K-2.Engineering Design, K-2-ETS1-3 K-2.Engineering Design, 4-PS3-2 Energy, 4-PS3-4 Energy
System Operating Requirements:  None
Power Requirements:  None
Recommended Ages:  8-Up
Kit Quantity:  20 Experiments, 1 Manual, 60 pieces/Kit
Safety Precautions:  WARNINGS: Choking hazard - small parts. Not for children under 3 Years. Not suitable for children under 8 years. Keep the experimental set out of the reach of children under 8 years old. Keep packaging and instructions as they may contain important information.

WARNING: This set contains chemicals and parts that may be harmful if misused. Read cautions on individual containers and in manual carefully. Not to be used by children except under adult supervision.
Shipping Method:  Ground

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