Through play and pure building excitement this multiple award-winning kit presents the central concepts that every child should know to grasp the energy challenges ahead. From the creators of the award winning ElectroWizard™ Books/Kits (Winners of Scientific American Young Readers' Book Awards, National Parenting Magazine and Parent's Choice Awards). Includes: a Solar Racer, Supercacitor Car, Flywheel Generator and Electric Car.
The award-winning imaging of Art Huff delights the eye while making even complex concepts visually clear. The feedback from hundreds of young testers made Penny Norman (Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley) and Ann Einstein (M.A.T., Berkeley School District educator) leave in the play while exploring the exciting changes in energy technology. The result is this cutting edge book/kit which combines hours of spirited building with basic science.
Some projects include:
- Race across a room with potential energy
- Build a solar racer
- Speed away with a supercapacitor car
- Make chain reactions with kinetic energy
- Apply kinetic energy
- Have fun and save the planet!
Requires common household items (not included).
Requires one D battery and one 9 volt battery (NOT INCLUDED).
Winner of a Creative Child Magazine Award and named one of Dr. Toy's Top 10 Educational Toys of 2006.