Solar Mechanics Description

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!

Also available in the Pack of Solar Experiments with Machines and Rovers.

Shipping & Delivery

Pop your order in before 12 Noon Mon - Fri and if everything is in stock we’ll dispatch it that day guaranteed for you. This excludes public holidays of course.

You have two options to get your entire order shipped, standard delivery for $10 or our express service for $15 (excludes bulky items as labelled)

All your selections are sent with full tracking so you keep an watch on them as they progress to your delivery address. You can easily check the progress of your entire order by clicking on the tracking link in your dispatch email.

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