Get moving with kinetic energy! Store potential energy on your head! Play the energy conversion game! The supercapictor car you'll build with this kit can zoom the length of a school hallway and bounce off walls!
Discover what energy is, how we make it now and what choices await us in the future. Learn about global warming and build a solar car and join the race to save the planet! Using the step-by-step instructions and highly visual 3D illustrations to guide you, this kit contains over 22 activities, including the following::
- build a solar car.
- launch a super capacitor car.
- make an electric car.
- spin a flywheel generator.
- build a battery to light an LED.
- do a kinetic chain reaction.
The use of everyday materials demystifies the wonders of energy; the following common household items were not practical to include in the kit, but will be needed? tape measure, water or confetti, seven pennies, black marker or pencil, bicycle or tricycle, matches (adult only), ruler, scissors, thumb tack, vinegar, salt, tea candle (adult only), two D-Cell batteries, one 9V battery and double sided tape.
For ages 8 and up.
Contains over 37 components, including supercapacitor, solar cell, two motors, buzzer, LED, magnifier, marbles, wheels, axles, gears, car frame and a 48 page full color illustrated book.