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Physics Discovery Science Kit

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Learn physics with fun models!    Kids actively engage in the world of physics with the award-winning Physics Discovery Science Kit from Thames & Kosmos®. Build 12 models and conduct 17 experiments to learn about simple machines and forces in mechanical physics.

  • 48-page full-color illustrated step-by-step manual
  • Build a balance scale to learn about lever arms
  • Assemble a freight elevator to learn about pulleys
  • Put together a bicycle to learn about wheels
  • Construct a spinning motion picture machine to learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces
  • Form a geared transmission to learn about gears
  • Manufacture a simple spring scale to measure the forces acting on the models
  • Erect an inclined plane to learn about normal force and gravitational force
  • Fashion a water wheel powered crane and a catapult to learn about the transfer of energy
  • Create a sailing land yacht and a rubber band powered dragster
  • Adult supervision required
  • Materials: plastic, paper, cardboard, rubber, metal
  • Not all required materials are included, but many are found easily around the house
  • Contents: 15 anchor pins, 3 joint pins, 10 shaft plugs, shaft pin, 5 axle locks, 6 washers, 2 large frames, 2 small frames,4 long rods, 2 short rods, 2 long axles, 6 medium axles, 3 short axles, 2 large pulley wheels, 2 medium pulley wheels, 5 small pulley wheels, 3 large gear wheels, 2 medium gear wheels, 5 small gear wheels, base plate, crankpin, 2 connection bridges, 8 shovel blades, long rubber band, 8 wooden balls, white cord, elastic cord, 2 wheels with tires, 2 tire rings for medium pulley wheel, 2 tire rings for small pulley wheel, anchor pin lever, die-cut cardboard sheet, sail cutout sheet
  • 13.1" x 8.9" x 2.6" (33.1 x 22.6 x 6.6 cm)
  • Made in Taiwan
  • Recommended for ages 8 & up

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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