Mindsets Solar Powered Buggy Kit
• Make a working solar powered buggy
• Learn about renewable solar power and mechanics
• The car comes in 24 pieces
• Use to demonstrate KS2/3 Solar Power
• Suitable for ages 11+ with supervision
• Comes with a 10F super capacitor to store energy from the solar panelWhat can I make with this kit?
Create an amazing solar powered car. The car comes in 24 pieces and is fun to assemble. Assemble a rear wheel drive system with motor and worm gear to move a car. How fast can you get the car to move using different light sources? Store the power from the solar panel in the 10F capacitor and use it to power lamps, motors and others.
What can I learn from this kit?
Learn about renewable solar power. Solar power gathers energy from light and uses it to excite electrons in the panel to produce energy. Solar power is one of the world’s biggest sources of renewable power. See how fast the car will travel in direct sunlight, ambient light and even with artificial light sources such as halogen light (not included). Suitable for children aged 11 and over, this is a great kit to demonstrate KS2/3 solar power.
|Number of included parts
|Number of models that can be made
|What can be made?
||Solar powered car
|Computer system requirements
|Age group, if specified
|Power supply requirements
||Generates own power
||250 mm x 55 mm x 130 mm
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