Mindsets Basic 5 Circuit Electronic Solder Kit
• Get familiar with electronic components and boards
• Build a switch LED light, LED with light sensor, energy storage board, electronic latch and a transistor switch
• Learn about electronics and circuit design
• Comes with 38 parts
• Great to demonstrate KS3 electronics
• Suitable for ages 11+ with supervision
• Each circuit can run off a 3-9V power supply (for example a 9V PP3 battery – not included, Order Code L46AL)What can I do with this kit?
With five different circuits to try your hand at this is a great kit to learn about basic electronics. Practise soldering on these circuit boards by attaching the components and learn how each part works in a circuit. This is an ideal kit to complement the KS3 electronics curriculum. It‘s suitable for ages 11 and over with adult supervision and requires a 3-9V power supply (either two AA batteries
or one 9V battery
works well)What can I make?
Learn how to make a switch activated LED light with a push switch and a LDR. Build an energy storage board power it up and watch as it stores power to use later. Use the transistor switch and see if you can make a light or dark activated switch with this transistor based circuit similar to a nightlight. The electronic latched switch demonstrates how an alarm works. What does this teach?
Using basic components to create different effects gives you a great introduction to electronics and soldering. This kit can be related to real life items such as alarms and nightlights but also demonstrates electronic features such as capacitors storing and the change in resistance over a LDR. This kit requires a soldering iron and solder
and may require wire cutters.
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|Computer system requirements
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|Power supply requirements
||DC 3 V – 9V per board
||55 mm x 45 mm x 15 mm largest board
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