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Solar power is an exciting, cutting-edge technology, and it isn't hard to understand with the Solar Mechanics kit!

This kit makes the science of solar power tangible and fun for young scientists. 

With 20 experiments, you'll learn about:

  • Gearing up: Transmissions - How to move mechanical energy from one place to another.
  • Powering up: Solar cells - Learn how solar cells convert sunlight into electricity, and how to use that electricity.
  • The Models: Part 1 - Assemble solar-powered vehicles.
  • The Models: Part 2 - Assemble other solar-powered devices and machines.

The kit has everything you'll need to build dozens of models:

  • 60-page, full-colour manual
  • Large frame
  • Square frame
  • Long rod
  • 5-hole rod
  • 3-hole dual rod
  • 11-hole flat rod
  • 3-hole rod
  • 90-degree converter - L
  • 90-degree converter - R
  • Shaft pin
  • Joint pin
  • Anchor pin
  • Axle lock
  • 7-hole flat rod
  • Curved elbow rod
  • Part separator tool
  • Small gear wheel
  • Medium gear wheel
  • Large gear wheel
  • Long axle
  • Medium axle
  • Short axle
  • Motor axle
  • Wheel, 44mm
  • 1.0 Volt solar motor unit

Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

If you want to learn about how solar cells can generate electricity, then start harnessing the sun's energy today!

SKU 665068
Barcode # 814743010413
Brand Thames and Kosmos
Shipping Weight 0.5600kg
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