Connex Splashing Fountain Electronic Kit

£8.99

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About this product

Overview

  • Have fun building and using an electronic water fountain
  • Learn about water pressure
  • With 22 parts there’s plenty of fun to be had in constructing the kit

Product overview

• Have fun building and using an electronic water fountain
• Learn about water pressure
• With 22 parts there’s plenty of fun to be had in constructing the kit
• Suitable for ages 8+
• Runs off two AA batteries (sold separately Order Code L43AL)

Special features
• Mix and match components with other Connex models

What can you do with this kit?
Create your very own working water feature with this fun kit (model number 38808). With its four spouts and handy container and base you can make a neat table top water fountain. With 22 parts the fun starts while you’re building it. Once you’ve assembled it add water into the container and switch the motor on, then sit back and enjoy your fountain.

What does this teach?
How can water travel upwards? With enough pressure it’s easy. Learn how pressure can affect water. The central shaft of the fountain has a motor inside it which spins to produce the pressure which forces the water to move out of the way. The only way out for the water is through the four small holes in the base, the pressure and narrow opening creates the upwards spouts. By altering the motor’s speed you could alter the water’s height and even set the spouts off in time to music or events.

Mix and match with Connex
Be creative with your kit by mixing components with other Connex kits (take care to match power requirements). No soldering is required with this kit, all the components can be connected using the supplied wires fitting into the springs on the board. No need to worry about losing pieces, the kit comes in a box that doubles as a base to assemble the kit on and a storage box when you tidy it away. This kit requires two AA batteries (sold separately Order Code <L43AL>).

This kit should be used with adult supervision and assistance and is suitable for children aged 8+.
Take care with electronics around fluids.

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth the money Simple to set up which is a bonus but sadly the item just doesn't do what it says it will do. It claims the water will go up above 10cm but if we where lucky it went up around 3cm. Very disappointed and certainly not worth Ј9.99. We wouldn't recommend.
Date published: 2014-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Kids loved building it. Easy to build and works great.
Date published: 2018-01-02
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Specification

Product Specifications

Computer System Requirements:

None

Number Of Included Parts:

22

Number Of Experiments:

1

Power Specifications

Power Source:

Battery

Dimensions & Weight

Width:

280mm

Depth:

140mm

Height:

140mm

General

Type:

Physics Kit

Recommended Age:

8+

Contents

Package Contents:

22x Parts to make the circuit board and fountain

What do I need to set the fountain to music ? &nbsp;My sons science teacher says the experiment needs to be expanded &nbsp;

Asked by: James87
This is not possible with this kit.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2018-02-21
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