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Solar Station 7 in 1 Electronic Kit

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Make seven different solar powered models
• Have fun building various cars, trucks and stations and using solar power to run them
• Learn about energy and solar power
• With 57 parts there’s plenty of fun to be had in constructing the kit
• Suitable for ages 8+
• No batteries required, it creates its own power

What can I make with this kit?
With seven different models to choose from, you can build a space station or a racing car or even a truck. Have fun building one of the models and when you’ve completed it you have six more to make. With 57 parts, this is great fun to build and play with. The kit clips together so there is no need for glue or soldering and all the power needed is generated by the solar panel. Diagonal cutters may be required (recommended Order Code A20QW
How does it work?
Harness the power of the sun with the solar panel and use it to run the car. The solar panels works by using the energy from sunlight to excite electrons in the panel, producing energy which moves the models. Solar power is becoming more widespread and full size solar power vehicles are being designed. In 2015 a solar powered plane flew from Japan to Hawaii (over 7000 miles) and the solar powered catamaran PlanetSolar was the first solar vehicle to circumnavigate the globe in 2012.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just built this with my 7 year old son, he found it great fun and now understands that you can get electrical power from the sun, or a more conventional source, and the tradeoffs that are associated with both. There's lots of building and stickers and the car is actually quite fast when charged from the battery. Given the price, the build standard is acceptable. Great value for money, educational and fun.
Date published: 2013-09-22
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Specification

Product Specifications

Recommended Age:

10+

Number Of Models Possible:

14

Dimensions & Weight

Width:

86.3mm

Depth:

85.33mm

Height:

109.4mm

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