K'Nex Renewable Energy (583 Pieces)

K'Nex Renewable Energy (583 Pieces)

# 060201

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Item #: 060201
Grades: 5-AD

Product Description:

Enjoy the best of the KNex solar, wind and water energy sets with this kit. It features nine different models including a windmill, sail car, wind-powered water lift, hydroelectric generator, hydro car, grist mill, a solar car, a man cranking a wheel and a shuttle ride. The assembly instructions will show you how to build the models while the teacher guide will help you use the finished designs as a part of a lesson. Great for researching renewable energy and really great way to incorporate kinesthetic learning! Laura

Publisher Description:

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts.

Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs.

Set includes 583 K'NEX parts enough to build 9 renewable energy models, three at a time. Supports 6 - 12 students working in teams. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid.

Stimulate your children's creativity with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! This engineering educational toy includes 583 K'NEX pieces, a power cord, skid plates, and solar motor assembly.This renewable energy set is specially designed to address critical science, technology, and engineering concepts for children ages 10 and up (grades 5 through 9). With the included step-by-step instruction booklet, they can learn how machines work by harnessing the powers of the wind, water, and solar energy. And since it contains more than 500 pieces, K'NEX is the perfect learning toy for playdates. It promotes teamwork, camaraderie, and social skills development. Children can build nine different fully-functioning real-world replicas of wind-, water-, and solar-powered machines with this set, comparing and contrasting the power and efficiency of wind, water, and solar energy.This set can also be used in schools and includes a comprehensive teacher's guide, allowing students to experience inquiry-based projects dealing with renewable energy solutions. K'NEX Education promotes growth in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) subjects, thanks to its complex and cognitive approach to entertainment. It develops students' creativity and natural curiosity about how things work. A step-by-step instruction booklet is included in this education kit that contains complete details on the nine inquiry-based engineering projects that children can follow and construct. For hassle-free storage, furthermore, this toy set comes with a green plastic container, so you won't need to worry about scattered little pieces on the floor. Your family can even bring the Renewable Energy Set on outings to the park.Broaden your children's' STEAMagination with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set today!

Product Bullet Points

583 parts including a solar motor assembly to build nine different fully-functioning replicas of alternative energy-powered machines
Accommodates 6-12 students working in teams and appropriate for middle and high school classrooms in grades 5-9
STEM Concepts: renewable energy; solar, wind, and hydro power; energy storage; energy generation; clean energy; and more
Packaged in a reusable plastic tub for quick clean-up and easy storage
Building with K'NEX puts children on a path towards a fundamental understanding of STEAM/STEM subjects.
K'NEX Education sets come with lesson plans and experiment guides written by educators that feature hands-on, inquiry-based projects.
All teacher guides and experiment guides are aligned to national standards, including ITEEA, NSES, NCTM, NGSS and Common Core.
K'NEX Education sets let students build replicas of real-world machines to gain an understanding of the principles that make them work.

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4.95 (lbs.)
7.38" x 14.0" x 9.0"
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