Thames & Kosmos Solar Mechanics | Science Experiment Kit | Build 20 Models Powered by The Sun | Ages 8-12+ | 60 Page Full Color Stem Manual | Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner

Build more than 20 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 solar power in a fun, hands-on way. This 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. The 60-page, full-color experiment manual offers step-by-step illustrated instructions for the building projects and experiments. The building system is compatible with all of our other physics and construction kits.

Product Features

  • Build 20 solar-powered models including cars, trucks, Planes, and Robots
  • Learn about solar power in a fun and hands-on way
  • Kit includes a unique photovoltaic Cell and electronic motor
  • Building pieces are compatible with all Thames & Kosmos physics and construction kits
  • New 2012 item – includes 60-page full-color manual

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10 Pack xUmp Solar Cells – 1.5V 400mA 80x60mm – for Science, STEM, Hobby and Electronics Projects

This pack of 10 polycrystalline 1.5V solar cells with leads is perfect for use with any of our other 1.5V devices, including buzzers, motors, lightbulbs, and much more. Excellent for use with a wide variety of science fair projects, or hobby electronics. The 10 pack is an economical option for teachers conducting circuitry experiments in the classroom, for hobby electronics enthusiasts, or students working on their science fair project.

Specifications:

Max Power: 0.65 W

Voltage: 1.5 V

Current: 400 mA

Size: 80 x 60 mm

Wire length from source: ~4.5in

Product Features

  • PACK OF 10 SOLAR CELLS: Save with this pack of ten hobby solar cells. Great for schools, science camps, after-school programs, robotics clubs, etc.
  • POWERFUL: These efficient polycrystaline solar cells produce 1.5V 400mA 0.65W in full sun.
  • SIZE: 80 x 60 mm
  • PRE-SOLDERED WIRE LEADS: Each solar cell has 4.5 inch long red/black wire leads already pre-soldered for easy connection!
  • AA BATTERY REPLACEMENT: You can use these solar cells in your hobby or science projects wherever you need 1.5V (DC motors, buzzers, light-bulbs, and more!)

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4M Solar Rover Kit

The 4M Solar Rover Kit teaches children how to harness the light of the sun to power everyday objects. Transform a recycled soda can into a solar-powered rover. This kit includes all the parts necessary to build one solar-powered car. Detailed assembly instructions included. Perfect for a young scientist with an interest in mechanics and alternate energy sources. Recommended for ages 8 years and up.

Product Features

  • Transform a recycled soda can into a solar-powered rover.
  • This kit includes all the parts necessary to build one solar-powered car.
  • Detailed assembly instructions included.
  • Perfect for a young scientist with an interest in mechanics and alternate energy sources.
  • Recommended for ages 8 years and up.
  • Challenge your child’s imagination with 4M toys and kits.
  • 4M educational toys cover a wide range of educational subjects and include science kits, arts and crafts kits, robotics kits, and more.
  • 4M offers a wide range of toys and kits to let you build a clock, crochet a placemat, or turn your room into a planetarium–all in the name of making learning fun.
  • Build this cool rover using the parts included and a soda can
  • Learn how sunlight is converted to energy
  • Detailed instructions included
  • Fun and educational

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